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monoacid

adjective mono·ac·id \ -ˈas-əd \
variants: or monoacidic play \-ə-ˈsid-ik\

medical Definition of monoacid

1 :able to react with only one molecule of a monobasic acid to form a salt or ester :characterized by one hydroxyl group used of bases and sometimes of alcohols
2 :containing only one hydrogen atom replaceable by a basic atom or radical used especially of acid salts

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monoacid

noun

medical Definition of monoacid

:an acid having only one acid hydrogen atom

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