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monostichous

/ (ˌmɒnəʊˈstaɪkəs) /
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adjective
botany (of parts) forming one row
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How to use monostichous in a sentence

  • 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
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