What is the difference between mitochondria and mitochondrion?

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What is the difference between mitochondria and mitochondrion?

Cell Organelles

A eukaryotic cell is complex and full of many different organelles that have specific jobs. Each organelle helps to keep the cell healthy and running smoothly. Mitochondria are the powerhouses of the cells, creating energy molecules for the cells to use.

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The only difference between mitochondria and mitochondrion is that mitochondrion is singular, and mitochondria is the plural form of the word. A...

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Mitochondria: Structure & Function

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