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mitochondrion

mi·to·chon·dri·on

mitochondrion

 
pronunciation:
maI t kan dri n
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: mitochondria
definition: any of the very tiny rodlike, stringlike, or bean-shaped structures that occur in nearly all cells of plants and animals, and that process food for energy.
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derivation: mitochondrial (adj.)