monofunctional compound

monofunctional compound

[‚män·ō¦fəŋk·shən·əl ′käm‚pau̇nd]
(organic chemistry)
An organic compound whose chemical structure possesses a single highly reactive site.
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The polyurethane should also be polymerized from polyfunctional and monofunctional compounds, which differ from the monomers mentioned above and have reactive groups containing alcoholic hydroxyl groups.