Definition of polyribosome in English:

polyribosome

noun

  • another term for polysome
    • ‘The growing RNA chain still attached to the polymerase is a target for translating ribosomes or polyribosomes which are engaged in the synthesis of proteins.’
    • ‘The cytoplasm contained many mitochondria, prominent Golgi apparatus, numerous polyribosomes, moderate endoplasmic reticulum, a few lipid droplets, and, focally, intermediate filaments.’
    • ‘The cytoplasm also contained some mitochondria, granular endoplasmic reticulum, single ribosomes and polyribosomes, and Golgi complexes.’
    • ‘Clumps of polyribosomes were seen in the cytoplasm.’
    • ‘Electron microscopy revealed cells with prominent nucleoli and abundant cytoplasmic polyribosomes.’

Pronunciation:

polyribosome

/ˌpälēˈrībəsōm/