monostromatic

adjective mono·stro·mat·ic \"+strō¦mȧtik\

Definition of monostromatic

  1. :  having the cells in a single layer —used of a leaf of mosses and the thallus of algae

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Origin and Etymology of monostromatic

mon- + Greek strōmat-, strōma couch, bed + English -ic — more at stroma


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