monocarboxylic

adjective
mono·​car·​box·​yl·​ic | \ ˌmä-nə-ˌkär-(ˌ)bäk-ˈsi-lik How to pronounce monocarboxylic (audio) \

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monocarboxylic. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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monocarboxylic

adjective
mono·​car·​box·​yl·​ic | \ -ˌkär-(ˌ)bäk-ˈsil-ik How to pronounce monocarboxylic (audio) \

Medical Definition of monocarboxylic

: containing one carboxyl group

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