• Mitochondrion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitochondrion The mitochondrion (plural mitochondria) is a double membrane-bound organelle found in most eukaryotic cells. [1] The word mitochondrion comes from the Greek ...
  • Mitochondrion | Define Mitochondrion at Dictionary.com

    dictionary.reference.com/browse/mitochondrion mitochondrion mi·to·chon·dri·on (mī'tə-kŏn'drē-ən) n. pl. mi·to·chon·dri·a (-drē-ə) A spherical or elongated organelle in the cytoplasm of nearly all ...
  • mitochondrion | biology | Britannica.com

    www.britannica.com/science/mitochondrion Mitochondrion, membrane-bound organelle found in the cytoplasm of almost all eukaryotic cells (cells with clearly defined nuclei), the primary function of which is to ...
    • Mitochondrion - Biology-Online Dictionary

      www.biology-online.org/dictionary/Mitochondrion Definition. noun, plural: mitochondria. A spherical or rod-shaped organelle found within the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells. It acts as the “powerhouse of the cell ...
    • Mitochondria - About.com Education

      biology.about.com/od/cellanatomy/ss/mitochondria.htm This is a colored transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a mitochondrion. Mitochondria are a type of organelle found in the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells.
    • Mitochondrion - New World Encyclopedia

      www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Mitochondrion Mitochondrion structure. A mitochondrion comprises outer and inner membranes composed of phospholipid bilayers studded with proteins, much like a typical cell membrane.
    • Mitochondrion - definition of mitochondrion by The Free ...

      www.thefreedictionary.com/mitochondrion The mitochondrion (plural mitochondria) is a membrane-bound organelle found in most eukaryotic cells (the cells that make up plants, animals, fungi, and many other ...
    • Mitochondrion - Journal - Elsevier

      www.journals.elsevier.com/mitochondrion Mitochondrion is a definitive, high profile, peer-reviewed international research journal. The scope of Mitochondrion is broad, reporting on basic...
    • Mitochondrion | Definition of Mitochondrion by Merriam-Webster

      www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mitochondrion : any of various round or long cellular organelles of most eukaryotes that are found outside the nucleus, produce energy for the cell through cellular respiration ...
    • Biology4Kids.com: Cell Structure: Mitochondria

      www.biology4kids.com/files/cell_mito.html Mitochondria - Turning on the Powerhouse Mitochondria are known as the powerhouses of the cell. They are organelles that act like a digestive system which takes in ...