monocarboxylic


mono·car·box·yl·ic

adjective \-ˌkär-(ˌ)bäk-ˈsi-lik\

Definition of MONOCARBOXYLIC

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

First Known Use of MONOCARBOXYLIC

1883

mono·car·box·yl·ic

adjective \-ˌkär-(ˌ)bäk-ˈsil-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MONOCARBOXYLIC

: containing one carboxyl group

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