Definition of monosubstitution in English:

monosubstitution

noun

Chemistry
  • Substitution affecting only one of the atoms or positions in a molecular structure.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Watts (1815–1884), chemist. From mono- + substitution.

Pronunciation

monosubstitution

/ˌmɒnə(ʊ)sʌbstɪˈtjuːʃn//ˌmɒnə(ʊ)sʌbstɪˈtʃuːʃn/