monosome

noun
mono·​some | \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

1906, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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monosome

noun
mono·​some | \ˈmän-ə-ˌsōm \

Medical Definition of monosome 

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

2 : a single ribosome

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