monaster

noun
mon·​as·​ter | \ män-ˈas-tər How to pronounce monaster (audio) , mōn- How to pronounce monaster (audio) \

Medical Definition of monaster

2 : a single aster formed in an aberrant type of mitosis

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“Monaster.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/monaster. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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