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monospecific

 [mon″o-spĕ-sif´ik]
having an effect only on a particular kind of cell or tissue, or reacting with a single antigen, as a monospecific antiserum.

monospecific

/mono·spe·cif·ic/ (mon″o-spĕ-sif´ik) having an effect only on a particular kind of cell or tissue or reacting with a single antigen, as a monospecific antiserum.

monospecific

[-spəsif′ik]
Etymology: Gk, monos + L, species, form, facere, to make
pertaining to an antibody that binds to only one type of antigen.

monospecific

having an effect on only a particular kind of cell or tissue, or reacting with only a single antigen, as, for example, a monospecific antiserum.
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In December 2003, part of this area was selected on a farm called Nova Vida for the establishment of monospecific plantations of five species (Table 1).
Our records indicate that whales' movements were usually monospecific, either in groups (fin) or in couples (humpback).
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A fairly similar distribution exists in the Tabariini, a small group of three currently monospecific genera of apterous and very long-legged katydids of spider-like appearance, the only South American representatives of the otherwise Old World subfamily Mecopodinae.
Aglae caerulea Lepeletier & Serville, a monospecific genus of Euglossini is characterized by its small body size (20 to 28 mm) and blue color (Dressler, 1982).
53"W; WGS84; uncertainty: 30 m), representing a new state record for the species and a western range extension for the genus (although Schultz [1976] suggests that the monospecific genus Oregoniscus, described from Portland, Oregon, might also be within the genus Miktoniscus).
Nevertheless, our results suggest that neither system could be adduced to explain the irregular gametophytes in the current case: we can discard the existence of an antheridiogen system, as antheridia were observed only in well-developed, cordate gametophytes; and we can discard interspecific competence because our cultures were monospecific.
Hylopus was considered monospecific with the only valid ichnospecies being Hylopus hardingi Dawson 1882.
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