[mon-uh-sak-uh-rahyd, -er-id] /ˌmɒn əˈsæk əˌraɪd, -ər ɪd/
a carbohydrate that does not hydrolyze, as glucose, fructose, or ribose, occurring naturally or obtained by the hydrolysis of glycosides or polysaccharides.
a simple sugar, such as glucose or fructose, that does not hydrolyse to yield other sugars
monosaccharide mon·o·sac·cha·ride (mŏn’ə-sāk’ə-rīd’, -rĭd)
A carbohydrate that cannot be decomposed to a simpler carbohydrate by hydrolysis, especially one of the hexoses. Also called simple sugar.
Any of a class of carbohydrates that cannot be broken down to simpler sugars by hydrolysis and that constitute the building blocks of oligosaccharides and polysaccharides. Monosaccharides consist of at least three carbon atoms, one of which is attached to an oxygen atom to form an aldehyde group (CHO) or a ketone, and the others of which are each attached to a hydroxyl group (OH). Monosaccharides can occur as chains or rings. Fructose, glucose, and ribose are monosaccharides. Also called simple sugar. Compare oligosaccharide, polysaccharide. See more at aldose, ketose.
/ˌmɒnəʊˈsætʃəˌreɪtɪd/ adjective 1. of or relating to fats that are liquid at room temperature and derive mostly from foods such as olives, avocados, and nuts
[mon-uh-skohp] /ˈmɒn əˌskoʊp/ noun 1. a cathode-ray tube that provides a signal of a fixed pattern for testing television equipment.
/ˈmɒnəʊˌsiːmɪ/ noun 1. the fact of having only a single meaning; absence of ambiguity in a word Compare polysemy
[mon-uh-sep-uh-luh s] /ˌmɒn əˈsɛp ə ləs/ adjective, Botany. 1. . 2. having only one sepal, as a calyx. /ˌmɒnəʊˈsɛpələs/ adjective 1. (of flowers) having only one sepal