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monoacid Line breaks: mono|acid
Pronunciation: /mɒnəʊˈasɪd/

Definition of monoacid in English:


(Of a base) having one replaceable hydroxide ion.
Example sentences
  • Visudyne-PDT (based on benzoporphyrin derivative monoacid ring A [BPD-MA]) was approved by the FDA in April 2000 for the treatment of a nonmalignant disease.
  • Delayed photohemolysis of bovine red blood cells were investigated in this laboratory for sodium hypericin (HY-Na) and benzoporphyrin derivative monoacid ring A.
  • The photosensitizer used in this study was benzoporphyrin derivative monoacid ring ‘a’ as supplied in a lipid formulated preparation under the generic name verteporfin.
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