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ribosome

noun ri·bo·some \ˈrī-bə-ˌsōm\

Definition of RIBOSOME

:  any of the RNA-rich cytoplasmic granules that are sites of protein synthesis — see cell illustration
ri·bo·som·al \ˌrī-bə-ˈsō-məl\ adjective

First Known Use of RIBOSOME

1958
RIBOSOMAL Defined for Kids

ribosome

ri·bo·some \ˈrī-bə-ˌsōm\

Definition of RIBOSOME for Kids

:  one of the tiny round particles in a cell where proteins are made
Medical Dictionary

ribosome

noun ri·bo·some \ˈrī-bə-ˌsōm\

Medical Definition of RIBOSOME

:  any of the RNA- and protein-rich cytoplasmic granules that are sites of protein synthesis
ri·bo·som·al \ˌrī-bə-ˈsō-məl\ adjective

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