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monotypic

[¦män·ə¦tip·ik]
(systematics)
Pertaining to a taxon that constains only one immediately subordinate taxon.
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There are 2 populations of B cells: one is positive for CD5, monotypic lambda light chains (green), and the other is negative for CD5, monotypic kappa light chains (blue).
splendens with Neocirrhites armatus, which are closely grouped in the key, we found an average pairwise difference between these monotypic genera of 84 bp (d = 15%).
Rhagoveliinae contains two additional genera from the Oriental region: Tetraripis Lundblad, 1936 with approximately 10 species and the monotypic Chenevelia Zettel, 1996.
This study examined differences in forest characteristics and litter production between the young and old stands in two water flow regimes for a monotypic species (baldcypress) at Caddo Lake over multiple yearly time periods.
Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus infects monotypic (IgM lambda) but polyclonal naive B cells in Castleman disease and associated lymphoproliferative disorders.
This unreserved exquisiteness is a monotypic genus that is native to Central Africa, predominantly Uganda and western Kenya.
The monotypic Andrea was originally classified in the nomenclaturally invalid "section" Aechmeinae close to the genus Orthophytum (Mez, 1896).
Among these genera, Hardouinia exhibits the greatest diversity (14+ spp), whereas Petalobrissus, Domechinus, and Faujasia are currently monotypic in NA.
133) FWS considers monotypic genera, or genera that only contain a single species, (134) as the most genetically distinct group that can be listed under the ESA and gives them the highest priority.
Turnbow and Smith (1) have Rhantus calidus (Fabricius) and the monotypic southeastern Hoperius planatus Fall as components of the Georgia dytiscid fauna with R.
Monotypic Leptoconocardium catastomum is the most abundant species in the collection, 29 specimens.
Said (1983) noted that Isonidae Rosen, 1964 was erected on the basis of examination of Notocheirus hubbsi Clark, a monotypic genus previously assigned type status for Notocheirinae Schultz, 1950.