monad

noun mo·nad \ ˈmō-ˌnad \

Definition of monad

1 a : unit, one
b : atom 3
c : an elementary individual substance which reflects the order of the world and from which material properties are derived
2 : a flagellated protozoan (as of the genus Monas)

monadic

play \mō-ˈna-dik, mə-\ adjective

monadism

play \ˈmō-ˌna-ˌdi-zəm\ noun

Origin and Etymology of monad

Late Latin monad-, monas, from Greek, from monos

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monad

noun mo·nad \ ˈmō-ˌnad \

medical Definition of monad

1 : a flagellated protozoan (as of the genus Monas)
2 : a monovalent element or radical
3 : any of the four chromatids that make up a tetrad in meiosis

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