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polyribosome

[ pol-ee-rahy-buh-sohm ]
/ ˌpɒl iˈraɪ bəˌsoʊm /
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Origin of polyribosome

First recorded in 1960–65; poly- + ribosome
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British Dictionary definitions for polyribosome

polyribosome
/ (ˌpɒlɪˈraɪbəˌsəʊm) /

noun

biochem an assemblage of ribosomes associated with a messenger RNA molecule, involved in peptide synthesisAlso called: polysome
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Medical definitions for polyribosome

polyribosome
[ pŏl′ē-rībə-sōm′ ]

n.

A cluster of ribosomes connected by a strand of mRNA and functioning as a unit in protein synthesis.polysome
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