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mi·cro·some

 (mī′krə-sōm′)
n.
A small particle in the cytoplasm of a cell, typically consisting of fragmented endoplasmic reticulum to which ribosomes are attached.

mi′cro·so′mal (-sō′məl), mi′cro·so′mic (-sō′mĭk) adj.
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microsome

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌsəʊm)
n
(Biology) any of the small particles consisting of ribosomes and fragments of attached endoplasmic reticulum that can be isolated from cells by centrifugal action
ˌmicroˈsomal adj
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mi•cro•some

(ˈmaɪ krəˌsoʊm)

n.
a small vesicle containing fragments of ribosomes and other organelles, formed during cell breakage by centrifugation.
[1880–85]
mi`cro•so′mal, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.microsome - a tiny granule in the cytoplasm that is where protein synthesis takes place under the direction of mRNAmicrosome - a tiny granule in the cytoplasm that is where protein synthesis takes place under the direction of mRNA
cytol, cytoplasm - the protoplasm of a cell excluding the nucleus; is full of proteins that control cell metabolism
granule - a tiny grain
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mi·cro·some

n. microsoma, elemento fino granular del protoplasma.
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