a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, C 5 H 8 NNaO 4 ⋅H 2 O, used to intensify the flavor of foods.
a white crystalline substance, the sodium salt of glutamic acid, that has little flavour itself but enhances the flavour of proteins either by increasing the amount of saliva produced in the mouth or by stimulating the taste buds: used as a food additive, esp in Chinese foods. Formula: NaC5H8O4 Also called sodium glutamate, MSG
monosodium glutamate mon·o·so·di·um glutamate (mŏn’ə-sō’dē-əm)
Abbr. MSG A white odorless crystalline compound that is a salt of glutamic acid; it is used as a flavor enhancer in foods, an aplication that may cause Chinese restaurant syndrome in sensitive people, and used intravenously as an adjunct in treating encephalopathies associated with liver disease.
A white, crystalline salt used to flavor food, especially in China and Japan. It occurs naturally in tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, and seaweed. Chemical formula: C5H8NNaO4.
[mon-uh-sohm] /ˈmɒn əˌsoʊm/ noun, Genetics. 1. a chromosome having no homologue, especially an unpaired X chromosome. 2. a protein-synthetic complex involving the translation of a messenger RNA molecule by a single ribosome. 3. a individual. /ˈmɒnəˌsəʊm/ noun 1. an unpaired chromosome, esp an X-chromosome in an otherwise diploid cell monosome mon·o·some (mŏn’ə-sōm’) n. mon’o·so’mic (-sō’mĭk) […]
monosomia mon·o·so·mi·a (mŏn’ə-sō’mē-ə) n. In conjoined twins, the condition in which the trunks are completely merged although the heads remain separate.
[mon-uh-soh-mik] /ˌmɒn əˈsoʊ mɪk/ adjective, Genetics. 1. having one less than the usual diploid number of chromosomes.
- Monospaced type
/ˈmɒnəʊˌspeɪst/ noun 1. (computing) a typeface in which the width of all letters, including the space around them, is the same