Microsome



[mahy-kruh-sohm] /ˈmaɪ krəˌsoʊm/

noun, Cell Biology.
1.
a small inclusion, consisting of ribosomes and fragments of the endoplasmic reticulum and mitochondria, in the cytoplasm of a cell.
/ˈmaɪkrəʊˌsəʊm/
noun
1.
any of the small particles consisting of ribosomes and fragments of attached endoplasmic reticulum that can be isolated from cells by centrifugal action

microsome mi·cro·some (mī’krə-sōm’)
n.
A small particle in the cytoplasm of a cell, typically consisting of fragmented endoplasmic reticulum to which ribosomes are attached.

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