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monohydric

[mon-uh-hahy-drik] /ˌmɒn əˈhaɪ drɪk/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
(especially of alcohols and phenols) monohydroxy.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; mono- + hydr(oxyl) + -ic
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  • Furthermore, the ratio of monohydric to dihydric phenols generally increases with rank.
  • The ratio of monohydric to dihydric phenols generally increases with the rank.
British Dictionary definitions for monohydric

monohydric

/ˌmɒnəʊˈhaɪdrɪk/
adjective
1.
another word for monohydroxy, esp when applied to alcohols
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