[ 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.
an acid having one replaceable hydrogen atom.
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British Dictionary definitions for monoacid
monacid, monoacidic (ˌmɒnəʊəˈsɪdɪk) or monacidic
/ (ˌmɒnəʊˈæsɪd) /
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
[ mŏn′ō-ăs′ĭd ]
An acid having one replaceable hydrogen atom.
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