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kinetoplast

/kɪˈnɛtəˌplæst; -ˈniː-; -ˌplɑːst/
noun
1.
a small granular cell body close to the nucleus in some flagellate protozoans Also called kinetonucleus (kɪˌnɛtəʊˈnjuːklɪəs)
Word Origin
C20: from Greek; see kinetic, -plast
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kinetoplast in Medicine

kinetoplast ki·net·o·plast (kə-nět'ə-plāst', -nē'tə-, kī-)
n.
An independently replicating rod-shaped structure lying near the base of the flagellum in certain parasitic protozoans.

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