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}, {tricarboxylic}, etc. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • monocarboxylic — [män΄ōkär΄bäks il′ik] adj. having only one carboxylic acid group in the molecule …   English World dictionary

  • 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 — adjective Date: 1892 containing one carboxyl group < acetic acid is a monocarboxylic acid > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • monocarboxylic — /mon euh kahr bok sil ik/, adj. Chem. containing one carboxyl group. [1905 10; MONO + CARBOXYL + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • monocarboxylic — adjective Having a single carboxyl or carboxylic acid group …   Wiktionary

  • monocarboxylic — mono·car·box·yl·ic .kär (.)bäk sil ik adj containing one carboxyl group …   Medical dictionary

  • monocarboxylic — mono·carboxylic …   English syllables

  • monocarboxylic — adjective containing one carboxyl group • Pertains to noun: ↑carboxyl * * * | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at mono + adjective Etymology: mon + carboxylic : containing one carboxyl group * * * /mon euh kahr bok sil ik/, adj. Chem. containing one carboxyl group. [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • monocarboxylic acid — mono·car·box·yl·ic ac·id (mon″o kahr″bok silґik) a carboxylic acid containing a single carboxyl group …   Medical dictionary

  • amidase — An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of monocarboxylic amides to free acid plus NH3; ω a. acts on amides such as α ketoglutaramic acid and α ketosuccinamic acid. * * * am·i·dase am ə .dās, .dāz n an enzyme that hydrolyzes acid amides usu. with …   Medical dictionary

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