monounsaturated

adjective mono·un·sat·u·rat·ed \ ˌmä-nō-ˌən-ˈsa-chə-ˌrā-təd \
Updated on: 5 Dec 2017

Definition of monounsaturated

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

monounsaturate

play \-rət\ noun

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First Known Use of monounsaturated

1939


Medical Dictionary

monounsaturated

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

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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