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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: monosomic
Previous Word in the Dictionary: monosodium glutamate
All Words Near: monosome

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up monosome? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More