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monofilament

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noun mono·fil·a·ment \ˌmä-nə-ˈfi-lə-mənt\

Definition of monofilament

  1. :  a single untwisted synthetic filament (as of nylon)



1940

First Known Use of monofilament

1940


Medical Dictionary

monofilament

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noun mono·fil·a·ment \ˌmän-ə-ˈfil-ə-mənt\

Medical Definition of monofilament

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




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