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mono-

[′män·ō]
(chemistry)
A prefix for chemical compounds to show a single radical; for example, monoglyceride, a glycol ester on which a single acid group is attached to the glycerol group.
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E 472c Citric acid esters of mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids
E 472d Tartaric acid esters of mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids
Mono and diacetyl tartaric acid esters of mono- and diglycerides of