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polyribosome

[pol-ee-rahy-buh-sohm] /ˌpɒl iˈraɪ bəˌsoʊm/
noun, Biology
1.
Origin of polyribosome
1960-1965
1960-65; poly- + ribosome
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British Dictionary definitions for polyribosome

polyribosome

/ˌpɒlɪˈraɪbəˌsəʊm/
noun
1.
(biochem) an assemblage of ribosomes associated with a messenger RNA molecule, involved in peptide synthesis Also called polysome
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polyribosome in Medicine

polyribosome pol·y·ri·bo·some (pŏl'ē-rī'bə-sōm')
n.
A cluster of ribosomes connected by a strand of mRNA and functioning as a unit in protein synthesis. Also called polysome.

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