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monoglyceride

noun mono·glyc·er·ide \ˌmä-nə-ˈgli-sə-ˌrīd\

Definition of MONOGLYCERIDE

:  any of various esters of glycerol in which only one of the three hydroxyl groups is esterified and which are often used as emulsifiers

First Known Use of MONOGLYCERIDE

1860
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monoglyceride

noun mono·glyc·er·ide \ˌmän-ō-ˈglis-ə-ˌrīd\

Medical Definition of MONOGLYCERIDE

:  any of various esters of glycerol in which only one of the three hydroxyl groups is esterified and which are often used as emulsifiers

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