mono-acid

monoacid

[mon-oh-as-id, mon-oh-as-id] Chemistry.
adjective Also, monacidic.
1.
having one replaceable hydrogen atom or hydroxyl radical.
2.
capable of reacting with only one equivalent weight of an acid.
noun
3.
an acid having one replaceable hydrogen atom.
Also, monacid.


Origin:
1860–65; mono- + acid

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monoacid, monacid, monoacidic or monacidic (ˌmɒnəʊˈæsɪd, ˌmɒnəʊəˈsɪdɪk)
 
adj
chem (of a base) capable of reacting with only one molecule of a monobasic acid; having only one hydroxide ion per molecule
 
monacid, monacid, monoacidic or monacidic
 
adj
 
monoacidic, monacid, monoacidic or monacidic
 
adj
 
monacidic, monacid, monoacidic or monacidic
 
adj

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monoacid mon·o·ac·id (mŏn'ō-ās'ĭd)
n.
An acid having one replaceable hydrogen atom.

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