Pertaining to one ear. [mono- + L. auris, ear]

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mon·au·ral (')mä-'nȯr-əl adj of, relating to, affecting, or designed for use with one ear <\monaural hearing aid systems>
mon·au·ral·ly -ə-lē adv

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mon·au·ral (mon-awґrəl) [mon- + aural1] pertaining to one ear. Called also monotic and uniaural.

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