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monoacid

[mon-oh-as-id, mon-oh-as-id] /ˌmɒn oʊˈæs ɪd, ˈmɒn oʊˌæs ɪd/
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
1860-1865
1860-65; mono- + acid
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  • The a-monoacid was obtained by carrying out the addition reaction in the presence of a free radical source.
British Dictionary definitions for monoacid

monoacid

/ˌmɒnəʊˈæsɪd/
adjective
1.
(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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monoacid in Medicine

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

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