monatomic

adjective
mon·​atom·​ic | \ˌmä-nə-ˈtä-mik \

Definition of monatomic 

: consisting of one atom especially : having but one atom in the molecule

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In particular, both diatomic hydrogen and monatomic helium can permeate the seals. Peter Bright, Ars Technica, "Helium implicated in weird iPhone malfunctions," 31 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of monatomic

1848, in the meaning defined above

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monatomic

adjective
mon·​atom·​ic | \ˌmän-ə-ˈtäm-ik \

Medical Definition of monatomic 

1 : consisting of one atom especially : having but one atom in the molecule

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