monounsaturated


mono·un·sat·u·rat·ed

adjective \ˌmä-nō-ˌən-ˈsa-chə-ˌrā-təd\

Definition of MONOUNSATURATED

:  containing one double or triple bond per molecule —used especially of an oil, fat, or fatty acid — compare polyunsaturated
mono·un·sat·u·rate \-rət\ noun

First Known Use of MONOUNSATURATED

circa 1939

mono·un·sat·u·rat·ed

adjective \ˌmän-ō-ˌən-ˈsach-ə-ˌrāt-əd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MONOUNSATURATED

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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