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monohydroxy

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adjective mono·hy·droxy \-(ˌ)hī-ˈdräk-sē\

Definition of monohydroxy

  1. :  containing one hydroxyl group in the molecule



Origin and Etymology of monohydroxy

International Scientific Vocabulary monohydroxy-, from mon- + hydroxy-


First Known Use: circa 1934


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monohydroxy

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adjective mono·hy·droxy \-(ˌ)hī-ˈdräk-sē\

Medical Definition of monohydroxy

  1. :  containing one hydroxyl group in the molecule




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