monohydroxy


mono·hy·droxy

adjective \-(ˌ)hī-ˈdräk-sē\

Definition of MONOHYDROXY

:  containing one hydroxyl group in the molecule

Origin of MONOHYDROXY

International Scientific Vocabulary monohydroxy-, from mon- + hydroxy-
First Known Use: circa 1934

mono·hy·droxy

adjective \-(ˌ)hī-ˈdräk-sē\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MONOHYDROXY

: containing one hydroxyl group in the molecule

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