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monoacid

[ mon-oh-as-id, mon-oh-as-id ]
/ ˌmɒn oʊˈæs ɪd, ˈmɒn oʊˌæs ɪd /
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adjective Also monacidic.

having one replaceable hydrogen atom or hydroxyl radical.
capable of reacting with only one equivalent weight of an acid.

noun

an acid having one replaceable hydrogen atom.

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Origin of monoacid

First recorded in 1860–65; mono- + acid
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British Dictionary definitions for monoacid

monoacid

monacid, monoacidic (ˌmɒnəʊəˈsɪdɪk) or monacidic

/ (ˌmɒnəʊˈæsɪd) /

adjective

chem (of a base) capable of reacting with only one molecule of a monobasic acid; having only one hydroxide ion per molecule
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Medical definitions for monoacid

monoacid
[ mŏn′ō-ăsĭd ]

n.

An acid having one replaceable hydrogen atom.
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