1. minor axis the shorter or shortest axis of an ellipse or ellipsoid
  2. major axis the longest axis of an ellipse or ellipsoid
  3. monorchism failure of one testes to descend into the scrotum
  4. semiminor axis one-half the minor axis of an ellipse
  5. monarchist an advocate of the principles of monarchy
  6. monarchism a belief in and advocacy of monarchy as a political system
  7. narcosis unconsciousness induced by narcotics or anesthesia
  8. minor expense (frequently plural) an expense not budgeted or not specified
  9. minor suit a suit of inferior scoring value, either diamonds or clubs
  10. ominous threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
  11. minors a league of teams that do not belong to a major league
  12. mineralogist a scientist trained in mineralogy
  13. anorexia a prolonged disorder of eating due to loss of appetite
  14. monorchidism failure of one testes to descend into the scrotum
  15. praxis translating an idea into action
  16. anorexic pathologically thin
  17. mineralize convert into a mineral substance
  18. minor key a key based on the minor scale
  19. ataraxis the absence of mental stress or anxiety
  20. semimajor axis one-half the major axis of an ellipse