Philosophy An indivisible, impenetrable product of substance considered the fundamental constituent element of physical truth when you look at the metaphysics of Leibniz.
Biology A single-celled microorganism, specially a flagellate protozoan regarding the genus Monas.
Chemistry An atom or a radical with valence 1.
An ultimate atom, or quick, unextended point; some thing ultimate and indivisible.
A monoid in category of endofunctors.
An ultimate atom, or simple, unextended point; some thing ultimate and indivisible.
The elementary and indestructible units which were conceived of as endowed with the power to produce all the changes they undergo, and thus determine all physical and spiritual phenomena.
one of many littlest flagellate Infusoria; esp., the species of the genus Monas, and allied genera.
A simple, small organism; a primary cell, germ, or plastid.
An atom or radical whose valence is the one, or that could match, be replaced by, or exchanged for, one atom of hydrogen.
In metaphysics, an individual and indivisible compound.
Any easy single-celled organism.
In zoology, particularly, a flagellate infusorian; one of many Infusoria flagellata, described as the possession of just one or two long whip-like flagella, and usually displaying an endoplast and a contractile vacuole. The word in this sense is derived from the name of genus Monas.
In chem., a component whoever atoms have the least expensive valence or atomicity, which valence is for that reason taken as unity.
(biochemistry) an atom having a valence of one
(biology) a single-celled microorganism (especially a flagellate protozoan)
a singular metaphysical entity that product properties tend to be believed to derive