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microsome

 [mi´kro-sōm]
any of the vesicular fragments of endoplasmic reticulum produced during disruption and centrifugation of cells. adj., adj microso´mal.
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mi·cro·some

(mī'krō-sōm),
One of the small spheric vesicles derived from the endoplasmic reticulum after disruption of cells and ultracentrifugation.
[micro- + G. sōma, body]
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microsome

Any of a heterogeneous group of variably sized and shaped, closed lipoprotein-rich vesicles, which are formed from ruptured endoplasmic reticulum and large polyribosomes when a cell is ultracentrifuged at 100,000 g for 60 minutes.
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mi·cro·some

(mī'krō-sōm)
One of the small spheric vesicles derived from the endoplasmic reticulum after disruption of cells and ultracentrifugation.
[micro- + G. sōma, body]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

microsome

see MICROSOMAL FRACTION.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005