monosome

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noun mono·some \ˈmä-nə-ˌsōm\

Definition of monosome

  1. 1 :  a chromosome lacking a synaptic mate; especially :  an unpaired X chromosome

  2. 2 :  a single ribosome

First Known Use of monosome

1906


Medical Dictionary

monosome

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noun mono·some \ˈmän-ə-ˌsōm\

Medical Definition of monosome

  1. 1:  a chromosome lacking a synaptic mate; especially :  an unpaired X chromosome

  2. 2:  a single ribosome


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