[mon-uh-klin-ik] /ˌmɒn əˈklɪn ɪk/
noting or pertaining to a system of crystallization in which the crystals have three unequal axes, with one oblique intersection.
(crystallog) relating to or belonging to the crystal system characterized by three unequal axes, one pair of which are not at right angles to each other
Relating to a crystal having three axes of different lengths. Two of the axes are at oblique angles to each other, and the third axis is perpendicular to the plane that is made by the other two. The mineral gypsum has monoclinic crystals. See illustration at crystal.
[mon-uh-klahy-nuh s, mon-uh-klahy-] /ˌmɒn əˈklaɪ nəs, ˈmɒn əˌklaɪ-/ adjective, Botany. 1. (of a plant, species, etc.) having both the stamens and pistils in the same flower. /ˌmɒnəʊˈklaɪnəs; ˈmɒnəʊˌklaɪnəs/ adjective 1. (of flowering plants) having the male and female reproductive organs on the same flower Compare diclinous monoclinous (mŏn’ə-klī’nəs) Having pistils and stamens in the same […]
[mon-uh-klohn-l] /ˌmɒn əˈkloʊn l/ Biology adjective 1. pertaining to cells or cell products derived from a single . noun 2. a or other monoclonal product. monoclonal mon·o·clo·nal (mŏn’ə-klō’nəl) n. Of or relating to a protein from a single clone of cells, all molecules of which are the same, as in the Bence-Jones protein.
noun, Biotechnology. 1. antibody produced by a laboratory-grown cell clone, either of a hybridoma or a virus-transformed lymphocyte, that is more abundant and uniform than natural antibody and is able to bind specifically to a single site on almost any chosen antigen or reveal previously unknown antigen sites: used as an analytic tool in scientific […]
[mon-uh-kloh-nal-i-tee] /ˌmɒn ə kloʊˈnæl ɪ ti/ noun 1. Biology, Biotechnology. the state or condition of having one specific type of antibody.