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monohydric

Line breaks: mono|hy¦dric
Pronunciation: /mɒnə(ʊ)ˈhʌɪdrɪk
 
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Definition of monohydric in English:

adjective

Chemistry
(Of an alcohol) containing one hydroxyl group.
Example sentences
  • An effect on the permeability of other small uncharged solutes such as monohydric alcohols, amides and acetone was not detectable.
  • If a compound possesses only one hydroxyl group then it is said to be a monohydric alcohol.

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