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Mitoribosome

mitoribosome
(Science: cell biology) mitochondrial ribosomes, these more closely resemble prokaryotic ribosomes than cytoplasmic ribosomes of the cells in which they are found, though they are even smaller and have fewer proteins than bacterial ribosomes.
Origin: Gr. Soma = body


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