/kɪˈnɛtəˌplæst; -ˈniː-; -ˌplɑːst/
a small granular cell body close to the nucleus in some flagellate protozoans Also called kinetonucleus (kɪˌnɛtəʊˈnjuːklɪəs)

kinetoplast ki·net·o·plast (kə-nět’ə-plāst’, -nē’tə-, kī-)
An independently replicating rod-shaped structure lying near the base of the flagellum in certain parasitic protozoans.


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