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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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1. A chromosome having no homologue, especially an unpaired X chromosome.
2. A single ribosome.
mon′o·so′mic (-sō′mĭk) adj.
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A structure consisting of a single ribosome bound to a molecule of mRNA.
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