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A small mitochondrial organelle of Giardia, Entomoeba, and some microsporidia involved in Fe-S cluster assembly, an essential ATP-generating step in these organisms.
[mitochondrion + G. sōma, body]
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mitosome(mī′tō-sōm) [Gr. mitos, thread, + soma, body]
A stainable portion of the spindle fibers following mitosis.
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