mono

Definitions of mono
  1. noun
    an acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstream; not highly contagious; some believe it can be transmitted by kissing
    synonyms: glandular fever, infectious mononucleosis, kissing disease, mononucleosis
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    type of:
    infectious disease
    a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
  2. adjective
    designating sound transmission or recording or reproduction over a single channel
    synonyms: monophonic, single-channel
    monaural
    relating to or having or hearing with only one ear
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