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monounsaturated

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adjective mono·un·sat·u·rat·ed \ˌmä-nō-ˌən-ˈsa-chə-ˌrā-təd\

Definition of monounsaturated

  1. :  containing one double or triple bond per molecule —used especially of an oil, fat, or fatty acid — compare polyunsaturated

monounsaturate

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Circa 1939

First Known Use of monounsaturated

circa 1939


Medical Dictionary

monounsaturated

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adjective mono·un·sat·u·rat·ed \ˌmän-ō-ˌən-ˈsach-ə-ˌrāt-əd\

Medical Definition of monounsaturated

  1. of an oil, fat, or fatty acid :  containing one double or triple bond per molecule <canola and olive oils are rich in monounsaturated fatty acids>—compare polyunsaturated




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