polyribosome

noun
poly·​ri·​bo·​some | \ ˌpä-lē-ˈrī-bə-ˌsōm How to pronounce polyribosome (audio) \

Definition of polyribosome

: a cluster of ribosomes linked together by a molecule of messenger RNA and forming the site of protein synthesis

Other Words from polyribosome

polyribosomal \ ˌpä-​lē-​ˌrī-​bə-​ˈsō-​məl How to pronounce polyribosome (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of polyribosome

1962, in the meaning defined above

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“Polyribosome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polyribosome. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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polyribosome

noun
poly·​ri·​bo·​some | \ -ˈrī-bə-ˌsōm How to pronounce polyribosome (audio) \

Medical Definition of polyribosome

: a cluster of ribosomes linked together by a molecule of messenger RNA and forming the site of protein synthesis

called also polysome

Other Words from polyribosome

polyribosomal \ -​ˌrī-​bə-​ˈsō-​məl How to pronounce polyribosome (audio) \ adjective

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