monosome


mono·some

noun \ˈmä-nə-ˌsōm\

Definition of MONOSOME

1
:  a chromosome lacking a synaptic mate; especially :  an unpaired X chromosome
2
:  a single ribosome

First Known Use of MONOSOME

circa 1909

mono·some

noun \ˈmän-ə-ˌsōm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MONOSOME

1
: a chromosome lacking a synaptic mate; especially : an unpaired X chromosome
2
: a single ribosome

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