What is the definition of Mitochondria?

Mitochondria: A double membrane organelle specialized for generating ATP via aerobic respiration (metabolism). Mitochondrial density may imply a cell's activity level, and/or dependence on aerobic respiration for its primary function.



Related Terms

  • Aerobic Respiration
  • ATP Synthase
  • Electron Transport Chain
  • Organelle
  • Metabolism


  • Cellular Powerhouse

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