Definition of Microsomal

1. Adjective. Of or relating to microsomes.

Partainyms: Microsome
Derivative terms: Microsome



Definition of Microsomal

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to a microsome ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Microsomal

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Microsomal

1. Of or pertaining to microsomes: vesicular fragments of endoplasmic reticulum formed after disruption and centrifugation of cells. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Microsomal

microsieverts
microsimulation
microsimulations
microsite
microsites
microsize
microsized
microskirt
microskirted
microskirts
microsleep
microsleeps
microslicer
microslicers
microsmatic
microsomal (current term)
microsomal antibody
microsomal fraction
microsome
microsomes
microsomia
microsommite
microspectrophotometry
microspectroscope
microspectroscopic
microspectroscopy
microsphere
microsphere method
microspheres
microspherical

Literary usage of Microsomal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"Increases in drug microsomal metabolism and in the amount of cytochrome ... Other workers (21, 22) have shown that the rate of microsomal metabolism of ..."

2. Assessing the Human Health Risks of Trichloroethylene: Key Scientific Issues by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"Thus, cysteine conjugates with more nucleophilic sulfur atoms (S-allyl-L-cysteine, S-benzyl-L-cysteine) were much better microsomal flavin monooxygenase ..."

3. Alcohol and Health: Seventh Special Report to the Us Congress by Louis Sullivan (1997)
"Metabolites (B) microsomal drug metabolism is inhibited in the presence of high concentration of alcohol, in part through competition for a common ..."

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