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monohydroxy

[mon-uh-hahy-drok-see]
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adjective Chemistry.
  1. (of a molecule) containing one hydroxyl group.
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Origin of monohydroxy

1940–45; mono- + hydroxy
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British Dictionary definitions for monohydroxy

monohydroxy

adjective
  1. (of a chemical compound) containing one hydroxyl group per moleculeAlso: monohydric
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