ribosome

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noun ri·bo·some \ˈrī-bə-ˌsōm\

Definition of ribosome

  1. :  any of the RNA-rich cytoplasmic granules that are sites of protein synthesis — see cell illustration

ribosomal

play \ˌrī-bə-ˈsō-məl\ adjective

1958

First Known Use of ribosome

1958


RIBOSOME Defined for Kids

ribosome

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ri·bo·some \ˈrī-bə-ˌsōm\

Definition of ribosome for Students

  1. :  one of the tiny round particles in a cell where proteins are made


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ribosome

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noun ri·bo·some \ˈrī-bə-ˌsōm\

Medical Definition of ribosome

  1. :  any of the RNA- and protein-rich cytoplasmic granules that are sites of protein synthesis

ribosomal

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