Meaning of monounsaturated


Pronunciation: (mon"ō-un-sach'u-rā"tid), [key]
— adj. Nutrition.
  1. 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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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