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Meaning of Monera

Mo•ne•ra

Pronunciation: (mu-nēr'u), [key]
— n. (used with a pl. v.) Biol.
  1. a taxonomic kingdom of prokaryotic organisms that typically reproduce by asexual budding or fission and have a nutritional mode of absorption, photosynthesis, or chemosynthesis, comprising the bacteria, blue-green algae, and various primitive pathogens.
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