plural noun
Mono·​py·​lea | \ -pīˈlēə \

Definition of Monopylea

: a suborder of Radiolaria comprising protozoans with or without spiculate skeletons and with the central capsule interrupted by a single perforated plate

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Other Words from Monopylea

monopylean \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦lēən \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Monopylea

New Latin, from mon- + -pylea (from Greek pylē gate)

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“Monopylea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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