from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A germ in that stage of development in which its form is simply that of a non-nucleated mass of protoplasm. It precedes the one-celled germ. So called from its likeness to a moner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In embryology, a name given by Haeckel to a supposed non-nucleated stage of an impregnated ovum, when it has the form-value of a simple cytode, or moner.


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