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Monera

Definition
noun
One of the taxonomic kingdoms in the old biological classification system that consisted of prokaryotes, particularly bacteria, archebacteria, and blue-green algae
Supplement
Kingdom Monera is one of the five kingdoms of biological classification system, which is no longer widely used.
Word origin: Greek moneres (single, solitary)
Related term(s):

  • moneran

Mentioned in:

  • Procaryote
  • Kingdom
  • Bacteria


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