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Definition of Ribosome

Ribosome: a structure found within individual cells that synthesize proteins. Ribsomes are an example of a cellular organelle, or a particle within a cell that performs a specific function. All living cells contain thousands to millions of ribosomes.

Reviewed on 10/10/2018

REFERENCE: Ribosomes. Moleculer Expressions&tm; Cell Biology and Microscopy Structure and Function of Cells & Viruses. Updated: Nov 13, 2005.

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