Definition of Kinetoplast

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



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kinetoplast

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Kinetoplast

1. Mass of mitochondrial DNA, usually adjacent to the flagellar basal body, in flagellate protozoa. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Kinetoplast Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Kinetoplast Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Kinetoplast

kinetics
kinetin
kinetins
kineto-
kinetocardiogram
kinetocardiograph
kinetocardiography
kinetochore
kinetochore fibres
kinetochores
kinetodesma
kinetofragminophorea
kinetogenesis
kinetogenic
kinetoplasm
kinetoplast (current term)
kinetoplastid
kinetoplastida
kinetoplastids
kinetoplasts
kinetoscope
kinetoscopes
kinetosis
kinetosome
kinetosomes
kinety
kineyerd
kinfolk
kinfolks
king

Literary usage of Kinetoplast

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"Leishmania and Trypanosoma cruzi may be identified by the presence of a rod- shaped kinetoplast, in addition to the nucleus. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Kinetoplast

Search for Kinetoplast on Dictionary.com!Search for Kinetoplast on Thesaurus.com!Search for Kinetoplast on Google!Search for Kinetoplast on Wikipedia!

Search