mitochondrial DNA(redirected from Mitochondria DNA)
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n. Abbr. mtDNA
DNA that is contained in the mitochondria of eukaryotic cells and is inherited maternally.
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(Genetics) DNA found in mitochondria, which contains some structural genes and is generally inherited only through the female line. Abbreviation: mtDNA
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