[ mon-oh-uhn-sach-uh-rey-tid ]
/ ˌmɒn oʊ ʌnˈsætʃ əˌreɪ tɪd /
of or noting a class of fats that lack a hydrogen bond at one point on the carbon chain and that are associated with a low cholesterol content of the blood.
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Words nearby monounsaturated
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British Dictionary definitions for monounsaturated
/ (ˌmɒnəʊʌnˈsætʃəˌreɪtɪd) /
of or relating to a class of vegetable oils, such as olive oil, the molecules of which have long chains of carbon atoms containing only one double bondSee also polyunsaturated
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Scientific definitions for monounsaturated
[ mŏn′ō-ŭn-săch′ə-rā′tĭd ]
Relating to an organic compound, usually a fatty acid, having only one double bond per molecule. See more at unsaturated.
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