kinetoplast

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kinetoplast ‎(plural kinetoplasts)

  1. (microbiology) A disk-shaped mass of circular DNA inside a large mitochondrion, found specifically in protozoa of the class Kinetoplastea (kinetoplastids).
  2. A kinetoplastid.