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monoglyceride

[mon-uh-glis-uh-rahyd, -er-id] /ˌmɒn əˈglɪs əˌraɪd, -ər ɪd/
noun, Chemistry
1.
an ester obtained from glycerol by the esterification of one hydroxyl group with a fatty acid.
Compare glyceride.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; mono- + glyceride
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