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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mo·nad /ˈmoˌnæd/
 單位,單一體,單細胞生物

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 mo·nad /ˈmoˌnæd/ 名詞
 單倍體數,單分體(核分裂時),單抱體

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 monad
 一元

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mon·ad n.
 1. An ultimate atom, or simple, unextended point; something ultimate and indivisible.
 2. Philos. of Leibnitz The elementary and indestructible units which were conceived of as endowed with the power to produce all the changes they undergo, and thus determine all physical and spiritual phenomena.
 3. Zool. One of the smallest flagellate Infusoria; esp., the species of the genus Monas, and allied genera.
 4. Biol. A simple, minute organism; a primary cell, germ, or plastid.
 5. Chem. An atom or radical whose valence is one, or which can combine with, be replaced by, or exchanged for, one atom of hydrogen.
 Monad deme Biol., in tectology, a unit of the first order of individuality.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 monad
      n 1: an atom having a valence of one
      2: a singular metaphysical entity from which material
         properties are said to derive [syn: monas]
      [also: monades (pl)]