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monatomic

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

mon·a·tom·ic

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

monatomic

/mon·atom·ic/ (mon″ah-tom´ik)
1. monovalent (1).
3. containing one atom.

mon·a·tom·ic

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

monatomic

1. containing one atom.
2. univalent.
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The case of n = 3/2 corresponds to an adiabatic change of the state of monatomic ideal gas ([GAMMA] = 5/3) and also a regular Fermi gas (1.
For a monatomic gas, [GAMMA] = 5/3 (n = 3/2) and hence
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The present work contrasts with a long tradition of using semi-empirical models for [varphi](r) to correlate the thermophysical property data for helium and the other monatomic gases [9, 10, 11].
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