Definition of Monaxon

1. a straight spicule in sponges [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monaxon

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

Literary usage of Monaxon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1900)
"The following types of spicule can be recognised in sponges generally, each type exhibiting in its turn innumerable variations :— (1) The monaxon type of ..."

2. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1906)
"... by the intervention of a stalk formed of dermal tissue. They are almost all white or pale grey brown in colour. Their spicules are either monaxon or ..."

3. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1905)
"He showed that the monaxon spicules were very variable—so much so, as to explain the name Ascella spinosa Len. All specimens of spinosa examined by him were ..."

4. Proceedingsby Zoological Society of London by Zoological Society of London (1905)
"All specimens of spinosa examined by him were of small size, not like the broad spreading growth of contorta containing monaxon ..."

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