hydrogenosome

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hydrogen + -o- +‎ -some.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): haɪdɹoʊˈdʒɛnəsoʊm

Noun[edit]

hydrogenosome (plural hydrogenosomes)

  1. (cytology) A membrane-bound organelle found in ciliates, trichomonads and fungi which produces molecular hydrogen and ATP.