monosome


monosome

noun Genetics.

  1. a chromosome having no homologue, especially 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.

noun

  1. an unpaired chromosome, esp an X-chromosome in an otherwise diploid cell

n.

  1. A chromosome having no homologue, especially an unpaired X-chromosome.
  2. A single ribosome, especially one combined with a molecule of mRNA.

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