Monomerous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Monomerous (Bot) Composed of solitary parts, as a flower with one sepal, one petal, one stamen, and one pistil.
    • Monomerous (Zoöl) Having but one joint; -- said of the foot of certain insects.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • monomerous In zoology, having the tarsi single-jointed; uniarticulate, as a tarsus; specifically, of or pertaining to the Monomera.
    • monomerous In botany, having but one member in each cycle (pistil, stamen, petal, or sepal): said of a flower. Compare dimerous, 2.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Monomerous mō-nom′e-rus having the tarsi single-jointed:
    • adj Monomerous mō-nom′e-rus (bot.) having but one member in each cycle.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. single; mo`nos alone + part
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. monos, single, meros, part.

Usage


In news:

Recurrent Dominant Mutations Affecting Two Adjacent Residues in the Motor Domain of the Monomeric Kinesin KIF22 Result in Skeletal Dysplasia and Joint Laxity.
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In science:

A copolymer chain consists of monomeric units of two different types A and B.
Coil-Globule Transition for Regular, Random and Specially Designed Copolymers: Monte Carlo Simulation and Self-Consistent Field Theory
Correspondingly we introduce three energy parameters for contacts between different monomeric units εAA , εAB , εBB , and also two parameters for interaction of monomeric units with solvent molecules εAS , εBS .
Coil-Globule Transition for Regular, Random and Specially Designed Copolymers: Monte Carlo Simulation and Self-Consistent Field Theory
This is because the best one can do with this type of design is to shift the monomeric composition by the amount about K/N .
Heteropolymer Sequence Design and Preferential Solvation of Hydrophilic Monomers: One More Application of Random Energy Model
The energy of the dipole-dipole interaction per monomeric unit of 1.1 × 10−22 Joule was found to be far below the thermal energy per degree of freedom at room temperature.
Magnetism, FeS colloids, and Origins of Life
Color online)(a) The spatial structure of one monomeric subunit of the FMO complex [16, 21].
Complex quantum network model of energy transfer in photosynthetic complexes
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