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mon•o•some



Pronunciation: (mon'u-sōm"), [key]
n. Genetics.
1. a chromosome having no homologue, esp. an unpaired X chromosome.
2. a protein-synthetic complex involving the translation of a messenger RNA molecule by a single ribosome.
3. a monosomic individual.

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