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Pronunciation: ri'bo-for'inz

Definition: Ribosome receptor proteins that interact specifically with the large ribosomal subunit and aid in translocation of newly synthesized proteins across the endoplasmic reticulum.

[ribonucleic acid + G. phoros, carrying, + -in]

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