polyribosome

polyribosome

[pol-ee-rahy-buh-sohm]
noun Biology.

Origin:
1960–65; poly- + ribosome

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polyribosome (ˌpɒlɪˈraɪbəˌsəʊm)
 
n
biochem Also called: polysome an assemblage of ribosomes associated with a messenger RNA molecule, involved in peptide synthesis

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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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