One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Zoology. Designating or relating to an animal which breeds only once in its lifetime.
2Botany. Of an inflorescence (especially a synflorescence): having the main axis and all of the lateral axes terminating in a single flower.
3Cell Biology. Designating or exhibiting attachment of only one of the sister kinetochores (centromeres) of a mitotic or meiotic chromosome to a pole of the spindle.
1960s. From mono- + ancient Greek τέλος + -ic.
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