polyribosome


poly·ri·bo·some

noun \-ˈrī-bə-ˌsōm\

Definition of POLYRIBOSOME

:  a cluster of ribosomes linked together by a molecule of messenger RNA and forming the site of protein synthesis
poly·ri·bo·som·al \-ˌrī-bə-ˈsō-məl\ adjective

First Known Use of POLYRIBOSOME

1962

poly·ri·bo·some

noun \-ˈrī-bə-ˌsōm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POLYRIBOSOME

: a cluster of ribosomes linked together by a molecule of messenger RNA and forming the site of protein synthesis—called also polysome
poly·ri·bo·som·al \-ˌrī-bə-ˈsō-məl\ adjective

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