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Meaning of polysome

pol•y•some

Pronunciation: (pol'ē-sōm"), [key]
— n. Biol.
  1. a complex of ribosomes strung along a single strand of messenger RNA that translates the genetic information coded in the messenger RNA during protein synthesis. Also called
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