Definition of monosomatic in English:

monosomatic

Pronunciation /ˌmɒnə(ʊ)səˈmatɪk/

adjective

  • 1Geology
    Consisting of a single crystal or a single mineral.

  • 2Genetics
    Of a somatic tissue or cell of a plant: having the number of chromosomes typical of the species (usually the diploid number).

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Jethro Teall (1849–1924), geologist. From mono- + somatic.