[ pol-ee-sohm ]
/ ˈpɒl iˌsoʊm /
a complex of ribosomes strung along a single strand of messenger RNA that translates the genetic information coded in the messenger RNA during protein synthesis.
Words nearby polysome
Also called polyribosome.
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British Dictionary definitions for polysome
/ (ˈpɒlɪˌsəʊm) /
another name for polyribosome
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Medicine definitions for polysome
[ pŏl′ē-sōm′ ]
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