mononuclear

mononuclear

[mon-uh-noo-klee-er, -nyoo- or, by metathesis, -kyuh-ler]
adjective
1.
Also, mononucleate. Cell Biology. having only one nucleus.
2.
Chemistry. (of hydrocarbons) monocyclic.

Origin:
1885–90; mono- + nuclear


See nuclear.
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mononuclear (ˌmɒnəʊˈnjuːklɪə)
 
adj
1.  (of a cell) having only one nucleus
2.  another word for monocyclic

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mononuclear mon·o·nu·cle·ar (mŏn'ō-nōō'klē-ər, -nyōō'-)
adj.
Having only one nucleus.

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