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(English) Organelles in the cytoplasm of an eukaryotic cell; responsible for respiration and generation of ATP; contain small, circular DNA. (See also: mitochondrial DNA, DNA, cytoplasm)
(French) Organites présents dans la cytoplasme d'une cellule eucaryote ; responsable de la respiration et de la production d'ATP; contient l'ADN mitochondrial. (See also: mitochondrial DNA, DNA, cytoplasm)
(Portuguese) Organelos do citoplasma duma célula eucariótica; responsável pela respiração e a síntese de ATP. Contém DNA circular. (See also: mitochondrial DNA, DNA, cytoplasm)

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