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monatomic

 [mon″ah-tom´ik]
1. containing one atom.
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mon·a·tom·ic

(mon'ă-tom'ik),
1. Relating to or containing a single atom.
2. Synonym(s): monovalent (1)
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mon·a·tom·ic

(mon'ă-tom'ik)
1. Relating to or containing a single atom.
2. Synonym(s): monovalent (1) .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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