Monad meaning

mō'năd'
An indivisible, impenetrable unit of substance viewed as the basic constituent element of physical reality in the metaphysics of Leibniz.
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A single-celled microorganism, especially a flagellate protozoan formerly classified in the taxonomic group Monadina.
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A unit; something simple and indivisible.
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A monovalent atom, element, or radical.
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An entity or elementary being thought of as a microcosm or ultimate unit.
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Any simple, single-celled organism, specif., a simple type of flagellated protozoan or protist.
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Any of the four nuclei formed at the completion of meiosis.
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Of a monad or monads.
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A single-celled microorganism, especially a flagellate protozoan formerly classified in the taxonomic group Monadina.
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An ultimate atom, or simple, unextended point; something ultimate and indivisible.
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(mathematics, computing) A monoid in the category of endofunctors.
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Origin of monad

Latin monas monad- unit from Greek from monos single men-4 in Indo-European roots