kinetoplast[ki net′ə plast′, -nēt′-]
kinetoplast definition by Webster's New World
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a cytoplasmic structure lying at the base of the flagellum in many flagellated protists
Origin: kineto- plush -plast
kinetoplast definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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An independently replicating structure lying near the base of the flagellum in certain protozoans.
kinetoplast - Medical Definition
An independently replicating rod-shaped structure lying near the base of the flagellum in certain parasitic protozoans.