Definition of mononuclear in English:

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mononuclear

Pronunciation: /ˌmänōˈn(y)o͞oklēər/

adjective

Biology
(Of a cell) having one nucleus.
Example sentences
  • The nuclei of these mononuclear cells are round to oval with ill-defined cytoplasmic margins.
  • By implanting the bone marrow mononuclear cells, we deliver endothelial progenitor cells and vascular growth factors at the same time.
  • The mice developed extensive eosinophil and mononuclear cell inflammation, goblet cell hyperplasia, and mucus occlusion of the airways.

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Syllabification: mon·o·nu·cle·ar

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