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Monotypic

{

Mon′o-type

,

Monˊo-typ′ic

, }
Adj.
[
Mono-
+
-type
: cf. F.
monotype
.]
(Biol.)
Having but one type; containing but one representative;
as, a
monotypic
genus, which contains but one species
.

Definition 2021


monotypic

monotypic

English

Adjective

monotypic (not comparable)

  1. (taxonomy) Relating to or exhibiting monotypy
    • 1992, Rudolf M. Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, page 4
      Much more diffuse affinities occur to the Australasian monotypic Goebeliellaceae.

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