Dictionary

monocarboxylic

adjective mono·car·box·yl·ic \-ˌkär-(ˌ)bäk-ˈsi-lik\

Definition of MONOCARBOXYLIC

:  containing one carboxyl group <acetic acid is a monocarboxylic acid>
ADVERTISEMENT

First Known Use of MONOCARBOXYLIC

1883
Medical Dictionary

monocarboxylic

adjective mono·car·box·yl·ic \-ˌkär-(ˌ)bäk-ˈsil-ik\

Medical Definition of MONOCARBOXYLIC

:  containing one carboxyl group

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: monocarpicPrevious Word in the Dictionary: monobasicAll Words Near: monocarboxylic
July 28, 2015
pachyderm Hear it
an elephant
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears