Definition of Monaxial

1. a. Having only one axis; developing along a single line or plane; as, monaxial development.

Definition of Monaxial

1. Adjective. (biology) Having only one axis; developing along a single line or plane. ¹

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Definition of Monaxial

1. having one axis [adj]

Medical Definition of Monaxial

1. Having only one axis; developing along a single line or plane; as, monaxial development. Origin: Mon- + axial. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monaxial

monastically
monasticism
monasticisms
monastick
monasticon
monasticons
monastics
monastrol
monathetosis
monatize
monatomic
monaul
monauls
monaural
monaurally
monaxial (current term)
monaxon
monaxonic
monaxonid
monaxons
monazite
monazites
moncheite
mondain
mondaine
mondaines
mondains
monde
mondegreen
mondegreens

Literary usage of Monaxial

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1. Problems of Nature by Gustav Jäger (1897)
"The monaxial animals, on the other hand, have an embryonal pole, ... :—Are there any fundamental differences between the monaxial and the diaxial types ..."

2. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science edited by Biologists Limited, The Company of. (1877)
"If the two axes are alike the test, viewed from either end of its " longitudinal" axis, will be circular, a simple monaxial fundamental form ; if they are ..."

3. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1882)
"Combinations of these signs supply formulas for the thirty-two modifications of straight monaxial spicules. For curved forms of the same group the following ..."

4. A Manual of Zoology by Richard Hertwig (1902)
"monaxial or radial symmetry is much-lengthened main axis, brought about, if growth go on in a definite direction, and correspondingly also if llie formation ..."

5. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eugen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1895)
"Secondary axes had not yet been developed ; the form presented at first the monaxial heteropolar type. It cs possible, and in view of the ancestors of the ..."

6. Forms of Animal Life: A Manual of Comparative Anatomy : with Descriptions of by George Rolleston, William Hatchett Jackson (1888)
"... monaxial or a little asymmetrical; sometimes extremely contractile; a cuticle; colourless or green; an oral aperture at or surrounding the base of the ..."

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