monosome


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mon·o·some

(mon'ō-sōm),
1. Synonym(s): accessory chromosome
2. Obsolete term for ribosome.
3. A structure consisting of a single ribosome bound to a molecule of mRNA.
[mono- + chromosome]
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monosome

(mŏn′ə-sōm′)
n.
1. A chromosome having no homologue, especially an unpaired X chromosome.
2. A single ribosome.

mon′o·so′mic (-sō′mĭk) adj.
mon′o·so′my n.
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mon·o·some

(mon'ō-sōm)
A structure consisting of a single ribosome bound to a molecule of mRNA.
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To determine if an isozyme locus mapped to the monosome from the female parent, isozyme phenotypes were ascertained for 203 [F.sub.1] progeny from crosses made for double monosomic analysis which had both 42- and 41- (or 40-) chromosome progeny.
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