monaxon

adjective
mon·​ax·​on | \ (ˈ)mä¦nakˌsän, (ˈ)mō¦- \

Definition of monaxon

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : developed by growth along a single axis used especially of a sponge spicule
2 : having monaxon spicules used of a sponge

monaxon

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of monaxon (Entry 2 of 2)

: something distinguished by a single axis or axial process (as a nerve cell) specifically : a monaxon sponge spicule

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History and Etymology for monaxon

Adjective

mon- + Greek axōn axis

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“Monaxon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monaxon. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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