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sarcosome

[ sahr-kuh-sohm ]
/ ˈsɑr kəˌsoʊm /
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noun Cell Biology.
a mitochondrion occurring in a muscle fiber.
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Origin of sarcosome

First recorded in 1895–1900; sarco- + -some3
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Medical definitions for sarcosome

sarcosome
[ särkə-sōm′ ]

n.
A large specialized mitochondrion found in striated muscle.
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