[ mon-uh-fos-feyt ]
/ ˌmɒn əˈfɒs feɪt /

noun Chemistry.

a salt containing only one phosphate group.

Origin of monophosphate Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for monophosphate

[ mŏn′ə-fŏsfāt′ ]


An ester of phosphoric acid containing one phosphate group.
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