monosymmetric

or mon·o·sym·met·ri·cal

[ mon-uh-si-me-trik or mon-uh-si-me-tri-kuh l ]
/ ˌmɒn ə sɪˈmɛ trɪk or ˌmɒn ə sɪˈmɛ trɪ kəl /

adjective Biology, Botany.


Nearby words

  1. monostylous,
  2. monosubstituted,
  3. monosyllabic,
  4. monosyllabism,
  5. monosyllable,
  6. monosymptomatic,
  7. monosynaptic,
  8. monotask,
  9. monotechnic,
  10. monoterpene

Origin of monosymmetric

First recorded in 1875–80; mono- + symmetric

Related formsmon·o·sym·met·ri·cal·ly, adverbmon·o·sym·met·ry [mon-uh-sim-i-tree] /ˌmɒn əˈsɪm ɪ tri/, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for monosymmetric

monosymmetric

monosymmetrical

/ (ˌmɒnəsɪˈmɛtrɪk) /

adjective

crystallog variants of monoclinic
botany variants of zygomorphic
Derived Formsmonosymmetrically, adverbmonosymmetry (ˌmɒnəˈsɪmɪtrɪ), noun

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