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[mon-oh] /ˈmɒn oʊ/
noun, Informal.
1.
infectious mononucleosis.
Origin
by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for mono's

mono

/ˈmɒnəʊ/
adjective
1.
short for monophonic
noun
2.
monophonic sound; monophony
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Word Origin and History for mono's

mono

1959 as a shortening of monophonic; earlier used among printers for "monotype machine" (c.1925) and generally for monochrome (motorcar, etc.), 1940s. From 1964 as short for mononucleosis.

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mono's in Medicine

mono mon·o (mŏn'ō)
n.
Infectious mononucleosis.

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Slang definitions & phrases for mono's

mono

noun
  1. Mononucleosis (1960s+ Students)
  2. A monophonic recording (1950s+)

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Related Abbreviations for mono's

mono

  1. monaural
  2. mononucleosis
  3. monophonic
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