Definition of Mononuclear

1. Adjective. Having only one nucleus.

Exact synonyms: Mononucleate
Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Antonyms: Binucleate, Trinucleate



Definition of Mononuclear

1. Adjective. (biology) Having a single nucleus ¹

2. Adjective. (chemistry) monocyclic ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mononuclear

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Mononuclear

1. Having only one nucleus; used especially in reference to blood cells. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mononuclear

mononegavirales infections
mononeme
mononeural
mononeuralgia
mononeuritis
mononeuritis multiplex
mononeuropathies
mononeuropathy
mononitrate
mononitrates
mononitration
mononitrations
mononitride
mononoea
mononomial
mononuclear (current term)
mononuclear phagocyte
mononuclear phagocyte system
mononuclears
mononucleate
mononucleated
mononucleoses
mononucleosis
mononucleosomal
mononucleosome
mononucleosomes
mononucleotide
mononucleotides
mononuclidic
mononumerosis

Literary usage of Mononuclear

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1. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman, Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress) (1902)
"... thinks that they take part in the formation of blood, by transforming lymphocytes into mononuclear leucocytes. ..."

2. A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis by Means of Microscopic and Chemical Methods by Charles Edmund Simon (1907)
"Variations in the Number of Large mononuclear Leukocytes. Variations in the number of the large mononuclear leukocytes are as a rule not sufficiently marked ..."

3. A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis by Means of Microscopical and Chemical by Charles Edmund Simon (1904)
"The Large mononuclear Leucocytes (Plate V.).—These are mostly two or three times as large as the red corpuscles and provided with a large single nucleus, ..."

4. The Biology of the Blood-cells with a Glossary of Hæmatological Terms: For by Oskar Cameron Gruner (1914)
"These larger lymphoid cells were called large mononuclear leucocytes by Ehrlich, who considered that, after passing through a " transitional-cell " phase, ..."

5. Pathological Technique: A Practical Manual for Workers in Pathological by Frank Burr Mallory, James Homer Wright (1908)
"They are—the small mononuclear cell or lymphocyte ; the large mononuclear cell; the transitional large mononuclear cell; the neutrophile; ..."

6. Case Teaching in Medicine: A Series of Graduated Exercises in the by Richard Clarke Cabot (1906)
"A differential count of 400 whites showed polymorphonuclear 72%, large mononuclear 12%, small mononuclear 15%, eosinophiles 1%. ..."

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