Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having only one nucleus: a mononuclear cell.
  • adj. Chemistry Monocyclic.

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  • adj. Having a single nucleus
  • adj. monocyclic

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a single nucleus; uninuclear: as, large mononuclear cells.
  • n. A cell with a single nucleus; a uninuclear, as distinguished from a multinuclear, cell.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having only one nucleus

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Examples

  • Treating tumors with nanoparticles has been challenging because immune cells called mononuclear phagocytes identify them and yank them from circulation, preventing the nanomaterials from reaching their target.

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  • NGF effect on other spleen cells, such as mononuclear cells [81], and the existence of NGF receptors on thymocytes [82], clearly suggests that the NGF action extends also to cells belonging to a network of enormous functional significance.

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  • "Alterations" in muscle were seen in turkeys fed ractopamine, like an increase in "mononuclear cell infiltrate and myofiber degeneration," says its 2008 new drug application documents.

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  • "Immunomodulation by indoleamines: Serotonin and melatonin action on DNA and interferon-y synthesis by human peripheral blood mononuclear cells".

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  • Arzt, Eduardo, et al. Immunomodulation by indoleamines: Serotonin and melatonin action on DNA and interferon-y synthesis by human peripheral blood mononuclear cells.

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  • Moreover, whereas listening to Beethoven had no effect on in vitro production of total IgE and latex-specific IgE by mononuclear cells, listening to Mozart significantly reduced in vitro production of total IgE and latex-specific IgE.

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  • Detection and sequencing of measles virus from peripheral mononuclear cells from patients with inflammatory bowel disease and autism.

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  • Moreover, it is a major error to have presumed that peripheral blood mononuclear cells are a valid ‘proxy’ for gut mucosal lymphoid tissues when searching for persistent viral genetic material.

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  • Briefly, infective material from infected individuals (viral isolates that are generated from patients? peripheral blood mononuclear cells by short-term coculturing with uninfected peripheral blood mononuclear cells or CD4+ T cells) -there is an actual registry of such individuals that have been studied over the years- is obtained and used to infect CD4+ (or CD8+) cells from healthy donors.

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  • "His white count was up slightly but only his mononuclear lymphocytes."

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