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monotypic

adjective mono·typ·ic \ˌmä-nə-ˈti-pik\

Definition of MONOTYPIC

:  including a single representative —used especially of a genus with only one species

Origin of MONOTYPIC

mon- + type + -ic
First Known Use: circa 1859
Medical Dictionary

monotypic

adjective mono·typ·ic \ˌmän-ə-ˈtip-ik\

Medical Definition of MONOTYPIC

:  including a single representative—used especially of a genus with only one species

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