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


Medical Dictionary

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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