monohydroxy

adjective
mono·​hy·​droxy | \ ˌmä-nō-(ˌ)hī-ˈdräk-sē How to pronounce monohydroxy (audio) \

Definition of monohydroxy

: containing one hydroxyl group in the molecule

First Known Use of monohydroxy

1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for monohydroxy

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

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The first known use of monohydroxy was in 1903

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“Monohydroxy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monohydroxy. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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monohydroxy

adjective
mono·​hy·​droxy | \ -(ˌ)hī-ˈdräk-sē How to pronounce monohydroxy (audio) \

Medical Definition of monohydroxy

: containing one hydroxyl group in the molecule

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