Definition of Monocot

1. Noun. A monocotyledonous flowering plant; the stem grows by deposits on its inside.


Definition of Monocot

1. Noun. (botany) (alternative form of monocotyledon) ¹

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Definition of Monocot

1. a type of seed plant [n -S]

Medical Definition of Monocot

1. A subclass of Angiosperm plants based on anatomical characteristics. They tend to have: Narrow leaves One cotyledonParallel veins in the leaves Flower parts are usually in multiples of threes A scattered arrangement of primary vascular bundles in the stem Fibrous root system Compare: dicot (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monocot

monoclinic
monoclinus
monoclonal
monoclonal antibodies
monoclonal antibody
monoclonal immunoglobulin
monoclonal peak
monoclonal protein
monoclonals
monocomponent
monocondyla
monocoordinated
monocoque
monocoques
monocot family
monocot genus
monocots
monocotyl
monocotyle
monocotyledons
monocotyls
monocracies
monocracy
monocranius
monocrat
monocratic

Literary usage of Monocot

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1. Transposable Elements in Plants: Sponsored CRIS/ICAR Projects and Bibliography by Andrew Kalinski (1995)
"The chimeric promoter, composed of a tissue specific monocot promoter, and the viral enhancer element specified similar expression pattern in maize plants, ..."

2. Science of Plant Life: A High School Botany Treating of the Plant and Its by Edgar Nelson Transeau (1921)
"Abaca is a monocot, and the fiber is composed of an entire bundle. tissue the bundle cannot increase in size, and there can be no growth ..."

3. Gene Expression in Field Crops: Bibliography January 1991-November 1992 edited by Janet Saunders, Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"In this paper we describe the construction of Actl- based expression vectors for use in monocot transformation. As part of the development of these vectors, ..."

4. Gene Expression in Horticultural Crops: Bibliography January 1991-October 1992 by Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"... in pollen of a dicot (Nicotiana glutinosa) and a monocot (Lilium ... pollen from Solanaceous species and also in pollen from the monocot L. longiflorum. ..."

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