Definition of Monera

1. Noun. Prokaryotic bacteria and blue-green algae and various primitive pathogens; because of lack of consensus on how to divide the organisms into phyla informal names are used for the major divisions.




Definition of Monera

1. n. pl. The lowest division of rhizopods, including those which resemble the amœbas, but are destitute of a nucleus.

Definition of Monera

1. moner [n] - See also: moner

Medical Definition of Monera

1. The lowest division of rhizopods, including those which resemble the amoebas, but are destitute of a nucleus. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Single. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monera

mondes
mondial
mondo
mondongo
mondos
monecious
monellin
monellins
monembryonic
monembryony
monensin
monepic
moner
monera (current term)
moneral
moneran
monerans
moneron
moners
monerula
monesia
monesin
monest
monested
monesthetic
monesting
monestrous
monests

Literary usage of Monera

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1. A Manual of Zoology by Richard Hertwig (1912)
"Order I. monera. The most important character of the monera is the lack of a nucleus. As with other negative characters this is somewhat uncertain. ..."

2. The Standard Natural History by John Sterling Kingsley, Frederich Anton Heller von Hellwald, Elliott Coues (1884)
"Four well-marked groups of Protozoa occur ; monera, ... THE monera, the lowest group of the Protozoa, may be briefly described, following partly the ..."

3. The History of Creation, Or, The Development of the Earth and Its by Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel, Edwin Ray Lankester, L. Dora Schmitz (1892)
"Crystals and monera.—Formless Organisms without Organs. ... Origin of monera by Spontaneous Generation.—Origin of Cells from monera.—The Cell Theory. ..."

4. The Evolution of Man: A Popular Exposition of the Principal Points of Human by Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1903)
"First Ancestral Stage : monera.— The Structureless and Homogeneous Plasson of the ... Vital Phenomena of monera.—Organisms without Organs. ..."

5. The Evolution of Man: A Popular Exposition of the Principal Points of Human by Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1897)
"Distribution of these Twenty. two Parent-forms in the Five Main Divisions of the Organic History of the Earth. — First Ancestral Stage : monera. ..."

6. The Evolution of Man: A Popular Exposition of the Principal Points of Human by Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1879)
"The Structureless and Homogeneous Plasson of the monera.—Differen. tiation of the Plasson into ... Vital Phenomena of monera.—Organisms without Organs. ..."

7. The Wonders of Life: A Popular Study of Biological Philosophy by Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1904)
"On the ground of this important chemical difference, I distinguished two principal groups of the monera in my Systematic Phylogeny twenty years ago — the ..."

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