moneron

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n moneron organisms that typically reproduce by asexual budding or fission and whose nutritional mode is absorption or photosynthesis or chemosynthesis
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Moneron (Zoöl) One of the Monera.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n moneron A moner.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

The moneron, the lowest form of animal life, simply multiplies by division.
"Religion and Lust" by James Weir
Is a moneron an eternal life germ?
"The Christian Foundation, Or, Scientific and Religious Journal," by Various
The first complete observations on the natural history of a Moneron (Protogenes primordialis) were made by me at Nice, in 1864.
"The History of Creation, Vol. I (of 2)" by Ernst Haeckel
The fully developed Moneron is represented in Figs.
"The History of Creation, Vol. II (of 2)" by Ernst Haeckel
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