variants or monosiphonous
: consisting of a single tube or row of cells (as the thallus of various red algae or the hydrocaulus of some hydrozoans) compare polysiphonic

Word History


mon- + siphon- + -ic or -ous

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“Monosiphonic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jun. 2023.

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