from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as unicellular.

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  • adjective Of one cell; unicellular.


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mono- +‎ cellular


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  • But as WaitingForFloodot points out, unicellular organisms I've never heard the term monocellular before are evolving -- almost any doctor will tell you this in a heartbeat, since it affects the effectiveness of antibiotics.

    The Guardian World News

  • "monocellular" - using a Japanese term that roughly means simplistic.

    The Economist: Correspondent's diary

  • Darwin's theory does not address the remarkable stability of the various species, only attempts to hypothesise how things have changed from monocellular to remarkably complex organisms.

    A Materialist Red Herring

  • That said, the overwhelming number of species and individuals are monocellular.

    YouTube: Evolution for ID-iots - The Panda's Thumb

  • With the aid of such control circuits, the free living monocellular organism can produce enzymes when required, or interrupt chemical reactions if they are likely to cause damage; an excitatory stimulus can provoke movement, flight or attack, depending on the nature of the excitation.

    Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1965 - Presentation Speech

  • -- Yeast is a monocellular plant requiring sugar and other food materials for its nourishment.

    Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value

  • It's scary to think that these two monocellular fools could threaten that.


  • Microalgae are monocellular, plant-like organisms engaged in photosynthesis and converting carbon dioxide (CO2) into biomass.

  • It's scary to think that these two monocellular fools could threaten that.


  • The mechanism even has roots back to monocellular animals and bacteria.

    Health News from Medical News Today


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