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ribonucleoprotein

[rahy-boh-noo-klee-oh-proh-teen, -tee-in, -nyoo-]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. a substance composed of RNA in close association with protein; a nucleoprotein containing RNA. Abbreviation: RNP
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Origin of ribonucleoprotein

First recorded in 1935–40; ribo(se) + nucleoprotein
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ribonucleoprotein in Medicine

ribonucleoprotein

(rī′bō-nōō′klē-ō-prōtēn)
n.
  1. A nucleoprotein that contains RNA.
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