[mon-uh-klahyn] /ˈmɒn əˌklaɪn/
a monoclinal structure or fold.
a local steepening in stratified rocks with an otherwise gentle dip
A set of rock layers that all slope downward from the horizontal in the same direction.
[mon-uh-klin-ik] /ˌmɒn əˈklɪn ɪk/ adjective, Crystallography. 1. noting or pertaining to a system of crystallization in which the crystals have three unequal axes, with one oblique intersection. /ˌmɒnəʊˈklɪnɪk/ adjective 1. (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 […]
[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 […]