Definition of monochasium in English:

monochasium

Pronunciation /ˌmänōˈkaZH(ē)əm/ /ˌmɑnoʊˈkæʒ(i)əm/

nounmonochasia

Botany
  • A cyme in which each flowering branch gives rise to one lateral branch, so that the inflorescence is helicoid or asymmetrical.

Origin

Late 19th century modern Latin, from mono-‘one’ + Greek khasis ‘separation’.