microsome

noun mi·cro·some \ ˈmī-krə-ˌsōm \

Definition of microsome

1 :any of various minute cellular structures
2 :a particle in a particulate fraction that is obtained by heavy centrifugation of broken cells and consists of various amounts of ribosomes, fragmented endoplasmic reticulum, and mitochondrial cristae

microsomal

play \ˌmī-krə-ˈsō-məl\ adjective

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microsome

noun mi·cro·some \ ˈmī-krə-ˌsōm \

medical Definition of microsome

1 :any of various minute cellular structures (as a ribosome)
2 :a particle in a particulate fraction that is obtained by heavy centrifugation of broken cells and consists of various amounts of ribosomes, fragmented endoplasmic reticulum, and mitochondrial cristae

microsomal

play \ˌmī-krə-ˈsō-məl\ adjective

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