Saturday, 6 October 2012

Entry: monomitotic (adj.)

In context:"...more or less loners, self-contained, a monomitotic cell, eccentric and borderline-incompetent..."

Definition: From mono (comb. form): Used in words adopted from Greek and in English formations modelled on these, and as a freely productive prefix, with the senses ‘one, alone, single’, ‘having, involving, etc., one’, indicating that a characteristic or property is present singly or uniformly.


mitotic (adj.): Of or relating to mitosis; of the nature of mitosis; undergoing or involved in mitosis.


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Page: 480

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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