Definition of monoacid in English:

monoacid

Line breaks: mono|acid
Pronunciation: /mɒnəʊˈasɪd
 
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adjective

Chemistry
  • (Of a base) having one replaceable hydroxide ion.
    More 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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