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.

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  • adj. having only one nucleus


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