monomolecular

adjective mono·mo·lec·u·lar \ ˌmä-nə-mə-ˈle-kyə-lər \

Definition of monomolecular

: being only one molecule thick
  • a monomolecular film

monomolecularly

adverb

First Known Use of monomolecular

1876

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monomolecular

adjective mono·mo·lec·u·lar \ ˌmän-ō-mə-ˈlek-yə-lər \

medical Definition of monomolecular

1 : being only one molecule thick
  • a monomolecular film
2 : relating to or being a process whose rate is directly proportional to the amount or concentration of the material undergoing the process

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