Definition of mesosomal in US English:

mesosomal

adjective

Zoology
  • Of or belonging to the mesosoma of an invertebrate.

adjective

Biology
  • Of or relating to a bacterial mesosome.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in American Midland Naturalist. From mesosoma + -al<br>1960s; earliest use found in Science. From mesosome + -al.

Pronunciation

mesosomal

/ˌmɛsə(ʊ)ˈsəʊml/