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monaxial

[mon-ak-see-uh l]
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adjective Botany.
  1. uniaxial.
  2. having flowers that grow on the primary axis.

Origin of monaxial

First recorded in 1875–80; mon- + axial
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Historical Examples

  • Radial (monaxial) forms; nutrition saprophytic or holophytic, mostly one flagellate.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 4

    Various


British Dictionary definitions for monaxial

monaxial

adjective
  1. another word for uniaxial
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