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Medical Term:

mitochondrial matrix

Definition

the substance occupying the space enclosed by the inner membrane of a mitochondrion; it contains enzymes, filaments of DNA, granules, and inclusions of protein crystals, glycogen, and lipid.

Synonym(s): matrix mitochondrialis

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