sarcosome

noun
sar·​co·​some | \ ˈsär-kə-ˌsōm How to pronounce sarcosome (audio) \

Definition of sarcosome

: a mitochondrion of a striated muscle fiber

Other Words from sarcosome

sarcosomal \ ˌsär-​kə-​ˈsō-​məl How to pronounce sarcosomal (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of sarcosome

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sarcosome

borrowed from German Sarkosoma, from sarko- sarco- + -soma -some entry 3

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The first known use of sarcosome was in 1899

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“Sarcosome.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sarcosome. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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sarcosome

noun
sar·​co·​some | \ ˈsär-kə-ˌsōm How to pronounce sarcosome (audio) \

Medical Definition of sarcosome

: a mitochondrion of a striated muscle fiber

Other Words from sarcosome

sarcosomal \ ˌsär-​kə-​ˈsō-​məl How to pronounce sarcosomal (audio) \ adjective

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