monoacid

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adjective

mono·​ac·​id -ˈas-əd How to pronounce monoacid (audio)
variants or monoacidic
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

monoacid

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noun

: an acid having only one acid hydrogen atom

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“Monoacid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/monoacid. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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