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monolayer

 [mon″o-la´er]
pertaining to or consisting of a single layer of molecules.

monolayer

(mŏn′ō-lā′ər)
n.
1. A film or layer of a compound one molecule thick.
2. A layer of cells one cell thick, grown in a culture.

monolayer

A sheet of cells only on cell thick.

monolayer

see MONOMOLECULAR FILM.
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