Meaning of monoglyceride

mon•o•glyc•er•ide

Pronunciation: (mon"u-glis'u-rīd", -ur-id), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. an ester obtained from glycerol by the esterification of one hydroxyl group with a fatty acid. Cf.
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