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monosome

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noun mono·some \ˈmä-nə-ˌsōm\

Definition of monosome

  1. 1 :  a chromosome lacking a synaptic mate; especially :  an unpaired X chromosome

  2. 2 :  a single ribosome



Circa 1909

First Known Use of monosome

circa 1909


Medical Dictionary

monosome

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noun mono·some \ˈmän-ə-ˌsōm\

Medical Definition of monosome

  1. 1:  a chromosome lacking a synaptic mate; especially :  an unpaired X chromosome

  2. 2:  a single ribosome




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