Definition of monaxonic in English:

monaxonic

adjective

Zoology
  • Of a sponge spicule, coral sclerite, etc.: that has a single axis; = monaxon.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Encyclopaedia Britannica. From ancient Greek μόνος + ἀξον-, ἄξων axis + -ic, probably after scientific Latin Monaxonida, order name, or Monaxona, former order name.

Pronunciation

monaxonic

/ˌmɒnəkˈsɒnɪk/