[pol-ee-rahy-buh-sohm] /ˌpɒl iˈraɪ bəˌsoʊm/

noun, Biology.
(biochem) an assemblage of ribosomes associated with a messenger RNA molecule, involved in peptide synthesis Also called polysome

polyribosome pol·y·ri·bo·some (pŏl’ē-rī’bə-sōm’)
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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