monostearate

[ mon-uh-stee-uh-reyt, -steer-eyt ]
/ ˌmɒn əˈsti əˌreɪt, -ˈstɪər eɪt /

noun Chemistry.

a stearate containing one stearoyl group.

Nearby words

  1. monospaced type,
  2. monospasm,
  3. monospermous,
  4. monospermy,
  5. monostable,
  6. monostich,
  7. monostichous,
  8. monostome,
  9. monostotic,
  10. monostratal

Origin of monostearate


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