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

First Known Use of monocarboxylic

1883, in the meaning defined above

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monocarboxylic

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

Medical Definition of monocarboxylic 

: containing one carboxyl group

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