Monas

noun
Mo·​nas | \ ˈmō-ˌnas How to pronounce Monas (audio) , ˈmän-ˌas How to pronounce Monas (audio) \

Medical Definition of Monas

: a genus of small single or colonial aquatic flagellates (order Protomonadina) that often have one long primary flagellum and two shorter secondary ones

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“Monas.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Monas. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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