Monad deme(Biol.), in tectology, a unit of the first order of individuality.

(||Mon`a*da"ri*a) n. pl. [NL. See Monad.] (Zoöl.) The Infusoria.

(||Mon`a*del"phi*a) n. pl. [NL., from Gr. mo`nos alone + 'adelfo`s brother.] (Bot.) A Linnæan class of plants having the stamens united into a tube, or ring, by the filaments, as in the Mallow family.

(Mon`a*del"phi*an Mon`a*del"phous) a. [Cf. F. monadelphie.] (Bot.) Of or pertaining to the Monadelphia; having the stamens united in one body by the filaments.

(Mo*nad"ic Mo*nad"ic*al) a. Of, pertaining to, or like, a monad, in any of its senses. See Monad, n. Dr. H. More.

(Mo*nad"i*form) a. [Monad + -form.] (Biol.) Having the form of a monad; resembling a monad in having one or more filaments of vibratile protoplasm; as, monadiform young.

(Mon`ad*ol"o*gy) n. [Monad + -logy.] (Philos.) The doctrine or theory of monads.

(Mo*nal") n. (Zoöl.) Any Asiatic pheasant of the genus Lophophorus, as the Impeyan pheasant.

(Mon*am"ide) n. [Mon- + amide.] (Chem.) An amido compound with only one amido group.

(Mon*am"ine) n. [Mon- + amine.] (Chem.) A basic compound containing one amido group; as, methyl amine is a monamine.

(Mo*nan"der) n. (Bot.) One of the Monandria.

(||Mo*nan"dri*a) n. pl. [NL., from Gr. mo`nos alone + 'anh`r, 'andro`s, a man.] (Bot.) A Linnæan class of plants embracing those having but a single stamen.

(Mo*nan"dri*an) a.; (Bot.) Same as Monandrous.

(Mo*nan"dric) a. Of or pertaining to monandry; practicing monandry as a system of marriage.

(Mon"a*chal) a. [L. monachus a monk: cf. F. monacal. See Monk.] Of or pertaining to monks or a monastic life; monastic.

(Mon"a*chism) n. [Cf. F. monachisme.] The system and influences of a monastic life; monasticism.

(Mon*ac"id) a. [Mon- + acid.] (Chem.) Having one hydrogen atom replaceable by a negative or acid atom or radical; capable of neutralizing a monobasic acid; — said of bases, and of certain metals.

(Mon"ad) n. [L. monas, - adis, a unit, Gr. fr. mo`nos alone.]

1. An ultimate atom, or simple, unextended point; something ultimate and indivisible.

2. (Philos. of Leibnitz) The elementary and indestructible units which were conceived of as endowed with the power to produce all the changes they undergo, and thus determine all physical and spiritual phenomena.

3. (Zoöl.) One of the smallest flagellate Infusoria; esp., the species of the genus Monas, and allied genera.

4. (Biol.) A simple, minute organism; a primary cell, germ, or plastid.

5. (Chem.) An atom or radical whose valence is one, or which can combine with, be replaced by, or exchanged for, one atom of hydrogen.

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