adj. [Gr. monos, one; meros, part]
Having only one joint or part.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Monomerous — Mo*nom er*ous, a. [Gr. single; mo nos alone + ? part.] 1. (Bot.) Composed of solitary parts, as a flower with one sepal, one petal, one stamen, and one pistil. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Having but one joint; said of the foot of certain insects …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monomerous — [mō näm′ər əs, mənäm′ər əs] adj. [ModL monomerus < Gr monomerēs, single (< mono , MONO + meros, a part: see MERIT) + OUS] having one member, as a fruit of one carpel …   English World dictionary

  • monomerous — /meuh nom euhr euhs/, adj. 1. consisting of one part. 2. Bot. (of flowers) having one member in each whorl. [1820 30; < Gk monomer(és) consisting of one part (mono MONO + mér(os) part + es adj. suffix) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • monomerous — mo·nom·er·ous …   English syllables

  • monomerous — /mɒˈnɒmərəs/ (say mo nomuhruhs) adjective (of flowers) having one member in each whorl. {Greek monomerēs consisting of one part + ous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • monomerous — məˈnämərəs adjective Etymology: Greek monomerēs of one part, from mon + meros part more at merit 1. a. of a flower : having a single member in each whorl b. : monocarpellary …   Useful english dictionary

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