Monothecal Mon`o*the"cal, a. [Mono- + Br. ? box.] (Bot.) Having a single loculament. [1913 Webster]

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  • monothecal — adj. [Gr. monos, one; theke, case] 1. Having one chamber or loculus; see monothalamous. 2. (ANNELIDA: Polychaeta) Having only one spermatheca; see polythecal …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • monothecal — mono·the·cal …   English syllables

  • monothecal — |thēkəl adjective Etymology: mon + Greek thēkē box, case + English al more at tick : unilocular …   Useful english dictionary

  • monothalamous — adj. [Gr. monos, one; thalamos, chamber] Unilocular; single chambered; see monothecal …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • polythecal — adj. [Gr. polys, many; theke, case] (ANNELIDA: Oligochaeta) Earthworm having more than one or two pair of spermathecae per segment; see monothecal …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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