monoglyceride

noun
mono·​glyc·​er·​ide | \ ˌmä-nə-ˈgli-sə-ˌrīd How to pronounce monoglyceride (audio) \

Definition of monoglyceride

: any of various esters of glycerol in which only one of the three hydroxyl groups is esterified and which are often used as emulsifiers

First Known Use of monoglyceride

1860, in the meaning defined above

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“Monoglyceride.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monoglyceride. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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monoglyceride

noun
mono·​glyc·​er·​ide | \ ˌmän-ō-ˈglis-ə-ˌrīd How to pronounce monoglyceride (audio) \

Medical Definition of monoglyceride

: any of various esters of glycerol in which only one of the three hydroxyl groups is esterified and which are often used as emulsifiers

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