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kinetoplast

División en sílabas: ki·ne·to·plast
Pronunciación: /kəˈnetəˌplast, -ˈnētə-
 
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Definición de kinetoplast en inglés:

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Biology
A mass of mitochondrial DNA lying close to the nucleus in some flagellate protozoa.
Example sentences
  • It is important to see the nucleus and the rod-shaped kinetoplast, a mitochondrial structure containing extranuclear DNA, to diagnose leishmaniasis.
  • The mitochondrial DNA is condensed into a massive body called the kinetoplast.
  • Numerous histiocytes contained small oval organisms with bar-shaped paranuclear kinetoplasts, morphologically consistent with leishmanial parasites.

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