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monoglyceride

[mon-uh-glis-uh-rahyd, -er-id]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. an ester obtained from glycerol by the esterification of one hydroxyl group with a fatty acid.
Compare glyceride.

Origin of monoglyceride

First recorded in 1855–60; mono- + glyceride
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