Definition of monocellular in US English:

monocellular

adjective

Biology
  • 1Consisting of a single cell; = "unicellular".

  • 2Consisting of or involving single cells; (of a layer) one cell deep.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Todd's Cyclopaedia of Anatomy and Physiology. From mono- + cellular. Compare French monocellulaire.

Pronunciation

monocellular

/ˌmɒnə(ʊ)ˈsɛljʊlə/