Polysome



[pol-ee-sohm] /ˈpɒl iˌsoʊm/

noun, Biology.
1.
a complex of strung along a single strand of messenger RNA that translates the genetic information coded in the messenger RNA during protein synthesis.
/ˈpɒlɪˌsəʊm/
noun
1.
another name for polyribosome

polysome pol·y·some (pŏl’ē-sōm’)
n.
See polyribosome.

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