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monaxon

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

Definition of monaxon

  1. 1 :  developed by growth along a single axis —used especially of a sponge spicule

  2. 2 :  having monaxon spicules —used of a sponge

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Origin and Etymology of monaxon

mon- + Greek axōn axis


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monaxon

noun mon·ax·on \"\

Definition of monaxon

plural

-s

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

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