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monohydroxy

[mon-uh-hahy-drok-see] /ˌmɒn ə haɪˈdrɒk si/
adjective, Chemistry.
1.
(of a molecule) containing one hydroxyl group.
Origin of monohydroxy
1940-1945
1940-45; mono- + hydroxy
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British Dictionary definitions for monohydroxy

monohydroxy

/ˌmɒnəʊhaɪˈdrɒksɪ/
adjective
1.
(of a chemical compound) containing one hydroxyl group per molecule Also monohydric
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