monocarbonic
monocarbonic mon`o*car*bon"ic, monocarboxylic mon`o*car*box*yl"ic, a. [Mono- + carbonic.] (Chem.) Containing one carboxyl group; as, acetic acid is a monocarbonic acid. The more common term is {monocarboxylic}. Contrasted with {dicarboxylic}, {tricarboxylic}, etc. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • monocarboxylic — monocarbonic mon o*car*bon ic, monocarboxylic mon o*car*box*yl ic, a. [Mono + carbonic.] (Chem.) Containing one carboxyl group; as, acetic acid is a monocarbonic acid. The more common term is {monocarboxylic}. Contrasted with {dicarboxylic},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monocarboxylic — monocarbonic mon o*car*bon ic, monocarboxylic mon o*car*box*yl ic, a. [Mono + carbonic.] (Chem.) Containing one carboxyl group; as, acetic acid is a monocarbonic acid. The more common term is {monocarboxylic}. Contrasted with {dicarboxylic},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fatty — Fat ty, a. Containing fat, or having the qualities of fat; greasy; gross; as, a fatty substance. [1913 Webster] {Fatty acid} (Chem.), any one of the paraffin series of monocarbonic acids, as formic acid, acetic, etc.; so called because the higher …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fatty acid — Fatty Fat ty, a. Containing fat, or having the qualities of fat; greasy; gross; as, a fatty substance. [1913 Webster] {Fatty acid} (Chem.), any one of the paraffin series of monocarbonic acids, as formic acid, acetic, etc.; so called because the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fatty clays — Fatty Fat ty, a. Containing fat, or having the qualities of fat; greasy; gross; as, a fatty substance. [1913 Webster] {Fatty acid} (Chem.), any one of the paraffin series of monocarbonic acids, as formic acid, acetic, etc.; so called because the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fatty degeneration — Fatty Fat ty, a. Containing fat, or having the qualities of fat; greasy; gross; as, a fatty substance. [1913 Webster] {Fatty acid} (Chem.), any one of the paraffin series of monocarbonic acids, as formic acid, acetic, etc.; so called because the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fatty heart — Fatty Fat ty, a. Containing fat, or having the qualities of fat; greasy; gross; as, a fatty substance. [1913 Webster] {Fatty acid} (Chem.), any one of the paraffin series of monocarbonic acids, as formic acid, acetic, etc.; so called because the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fatty infiltration — Fatty Fat ty, a. Containing fat, or having the qualities of fat; greasy; gross; as, a fatty substance. [1913 Webster] {Fatty acid} (Chem.), any one of the paraffin series of monocarbonic acids, as formic acid, acetic, etc.; so called because the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fatty liver — Fatty Fat ty, a. Containing fat, or having the qualities of fat; greasy; gross; as, a fatty substance. [1913 Webster] {Fatty acid} (Chem.), any one of the paraffin series of monocarbonic acids, as formic acid, acetic, etc.; so called because the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fatty tumor — Fatty Fat ty, a. Containing fat, or having the qualities of fat; greasy; gross; as, a fatty substance. [1913 Webster] {Fatty acid} (Chem.), any one of the paraffin series of monocarbonic acids, as formic acid, acetic, etc.; so called because the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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