Definition of monobasic in English:

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Pronunciation: /mɒnə(ʊ)ˈbeɪsɪk/


(Of an acid) having one replaceable hydrogen atom.
Example sentences
  • The pH of the tubular fluid gradually approaches the pK a for the dibasic / monobasic phosphate buffering system.
  • The phosphate used in this trial was dibasic sodium phosphate and this is known to alter the ratio of dibasic and monobasic phosphate.
  • Patients in group I received 2.4 g of monobasic sodium phosphate and 0.9 g of dibasic sodium phosphate for mechanical bowel preparation on the day before surgery.

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