Definition of monospermic in US English:

monospermic

adjective

  • Biology. Of the nature of, relating to, or arising by monospermy; (of an ovum) penetrated or fertilized by only one sperm.

Origin

Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From mono- + sperm + -ic, in sense 1 probably after French monospermique or scientific Latin monospermicus.

Pronunciation

monospermic

/ˌmɒnə(ʊ)ˈspəːmɪk/