monotypic


mono·typ·ic

adjective \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

mono·typ·ic

adjective \ˌmän-ə-ˈtip-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MONOTYPIC

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

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