An example of a monograph is a book on how the human body uses Vitamin D.
I had never given much thought to the role of darkness in ordinary human affairs until I read a monograph prepared by John Staudenmaier, a historian of technology and a Jesuit priest, for a recent conference at MIT. Cullen Murphy, "Hello Darkness", The Atlantic Monthly, March 1996, Volume 277, No. 3, pp. 22-24.
Origin of monograph
- mono- (“one") +"Ž -graph (“write")