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Definition of "mitochondria" []

  • Plural form of mitochondrion. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "mitochondria" in a sentence
  • "They focused on DNA housed within mitochondria, which is passed down only by the mother and can be linked to particular geographical regions."
  • "In some textbooks the Lamarckian acquisition of a double membrane of mitochondria is even presented as evidence for engulfment."
  • "The use of circular DNA in mitochondria has been taken as evidence, but there are also many organisms that have linear mitochondrial chromosomes with eukaryotic telomeres."