monoester

noun
mono·​es·​ter | \ ˈmä-nō-ˌe-stər How to pronounce monoester (audio) \

Definition of monoester

: an ester (as of a dibasic acid) that contains only one ester group

First Known Use of monoester

1927, in the meaning defined above

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“Monoester.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monoester. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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monoester

noun
mono·​es·​ter | \ ˈmän-ō-ˌes-tər How to pronounce monoester (audio) \

Medical Definition of monoester

: an ester (as of a dibasic acid) that contains only one ester group

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