monera definition

  • noun:
    • Plural type of moneron.
    • Haeckel's title of a course of protozoans of the simplest possible figures.
    • [lowercase] Plural of moneron.
    • prokaryotic germs and blue-green algae and differing ancient pathogens; considering not enough consensus on how to divide the organisms into phyla casual brands are used for the major divisions
  • noun-plural:
    • the cheapest unit of rhizopods, including those that resemble the amœbas, but they are destitute of a nucleus.
    • One of the five kingdoms of living organisms in five-kingdom category, consisting of minute often monocellular prokaryotic organisms that mostly reproduce by asexual fission, sporulation, or budding; it includes the germs and cyanophytes (blue-green algae), also particular ancient pathogenic microbes, like the Rickettsias.

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