monofunctional

adjective

mono·​func·​tion·​al -ˈfəŋk-sh(ə-)nəl How to pronounce monofunctional (audio)
: of, relating to, or being a compound with one reactive site in a molecule (as in polymerization)
formaldehyde is a monofunctional reagent

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

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