monotypic

adjective
mono·typ·ic | \ˌmä-nə-ˈti-pik \

Definition of monotypic 

: including a single representative used especially of a genus with only one species

First Known Use of monotypic

1858, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for monotypic

mon- + type + -ic

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monotypic

adjective
mono·typ·ic | \ˌmän-ə-ˈtip-ik \

Medical Definition of monotypic 

: including a single representative used especially of a genus with only one species

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