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An acid having one replaceable hydrogen atom.
adj. also mon·o·a·cid·ic (-ə-sĭd′ĭk)
Having only one hydroxyl group to react with acids.
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(Chemistry) chem (of a base) capable of reacting with only one molecule of a monobasic acid; having only one hydroxide ion per molecule
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mon•o•ac•id(ˌmɒn oʊˈæs ɪd, ˈmɒn oʊˌæs ɪd)
adj. Also, monacidic.
1. having one replaceable hydrogen atom or hydroxyl radical.
2. capable of reacting with only one equivalent weight of an acid.n.
3. an acid having one replaceable hydrogen atom.
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An acid that has one replaceable hydrogen atom.
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