monofilament


mono·fil·a·ment

noun \ˌmä-nə-ˈfi-lə-mənt\

Definition of MONOFILAMENT

:  a single untwisted synthetic filament (as of nylon)

First Known Use of MONOFILAMENT

1940

mono·fil·a·ment

noun \ˌmän-ə-ˈfil-ə-mənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MONOFILAMENT

: a single untwisted synthetic filament (as of nylon) used to make surgical sutures

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