[mon-oh-as-id, mon-oh-as-id] /ˌmɒn oʊˈæs ɪd, ˈmɒn oʊˌæs ɪd/ Chemistry
adjective, Also, monacidic
having one replaceable hydrogen atom or hydroxyl radical.
capable of reacting with only one equivalent weight of an .
an having one replaceable hydrogen atom.
(chem) (of a base) capable of reacting with only one molecule of a monobasic acid; having only one hydroxide ion per molecule
monoacid mon·o·ac·id (mŏn’ō-ās’ĭd)
An acid having one replaceable hydrogen atom.
[mon-oh-al-fuh-bet-ik, mon-oh-] /ˈmɒn oʊˌæl fəˈbɛt ɪk, ˌmɒn oʊ-/ noun, Cryptography. 1. a system of substitution that uses only one cipher alphabet in a cryptogram so that each plaintext letter is always represented by the same cipher.
monoamide mon·o·am·ide (mŏn’ō-ām’īd’, -ĭd) n. An amide compound containing one amido group.
[mon-oh-uh-meen, -am-in] /ˌmɒn oʊ əˈmin, -ˈæm ɪn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. any of various biogenic neurotransmitters having a single amino group, as dopamine, epinephrine, and norepinephrine. /ˌmɒnəʊˈeɪmiːn/ noun 1. a substance, such as adrenaline, noradrenaline, or serotonin, that contains a single amine group monoamine mon·o·am·ine (mŏn’ō-ām’ēn, -ə-mēn’) n. An amine compound containing one amino group, especially […]
noun, Pharmacology. 1. any of various substances, as isocarboxazid and phenelzine, that block enzymatic breakdown of certain monoamine neurotransmitters: used to treat severe depression. Abbreviation: MAOI. noun 1. (biochem) an agent that inhibits the action of monoamine oxidase. Such inhibitors are used in the treatment of depression MAOI monoamine oxidase inhibitor n. Abbr. MAOI Any […]