[mon-uh-poh-dee-uh m] /ˌmɒn əˈpoʊ di əm/
noun, plural monopodia
[mon-uh-poh-dee-uh] /ˌmɒn əˈpoʊ di ə/ (Show IPA). Botany.
a single main axis that continues to extend at the apex in the original line of growth, giving off lateral branches beneath in acropetal succession.
noun (pl) -dia (-dɪə)
the main axis of growth in the pine tree and similar plants: the main stem, which elongates from the tip and gives rise to lateral branches Compare sympodium
A main axis of a plant, such as the trunk of a spruce, that maintains a single line of growth, giving off lateral branches.
[muh-nop-uh-dee] /məˈnɒp ə di/ noun, plural monopodies. Prosody. 1. a measure consisting of one foot.
- Monopolar cautery
monopolar cautery mon·o·po·lar cautery (mŏn’ə-pō’lər) n. Cauterization using high frequency electrical current passed from a single electrode where cauterization occurs; the patient’s body serves as a ground.
[mon-uh-pohl] /ˈmɒn əˌpoʊl/ noun 1. . /ˈmɒnəˌpəʊl/ noun (physics) 1. a magnetic pole considered in isolation 2. Also called magnetic monopole. a hypothetical elementary particle postulated in certain theories of particle physics to exist as an isolated north or south magnetic pole monopole (mŏn’ə-pōl’) The minimal region for which lines of force, as from an […]
[muh-nop-uh-lee] /məˈnɒp ə li/ noun, plural monopolies. 1. exclusive control of a commodity or service in a particular market, or a control that makes possible the manipulation of prices. Compare , . 2. an exclusive privilege to carry on a business, traffic, or service, granted by a government. 3. the exclusive possession or control of […]