Origin of monolayer
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- a single layer of atoms or molecules adsorbed on a surfaceAlso called: molecular film
- A film or layer one molecule thick formed at the interface between water and either oil or air by a substance such as a partially esterified fatty acid that contains both hydrophobic and hydrophilic groups in the same molecule.
- A confluent sheet of cells, one cell deep, growing on a surface in a cell culture.