Meaning of mono

mon•o

Pronunciation: (mon'ō), [key]
— n. Informal.
  1. infectious mononucleosis.

mon•o

Pronunciation: (mon'ō), [key]
— adj.
  1. monophonic (def. 2).

mono-

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a combining form meaning “alone,” “single,” “one” (monogamy); specialized in some scientific terms to denote a monomolecular thickness (monolayer) and adapted in chemistry to apply to compounds containing one atom of a particular element (monohydrate).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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