monostichous

/ (ˌmɒnəʊˈstaɪkəs) /

adjective

botany (of parts) forming one row
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Examples from the Web for monostichous

  • Lankester and Bourne have divided the eyes of scorpions and Limulus into two kinds, monostichous and diplostichous.

    The Origin of Vertebrates|Walter Holbrook Gaskell
  • The lateral eyes, according to them, are all monostichous, but the median eyes are diplostichous.

    The Origin of Vertebrates|Walter Holbrook Gaskell