monounsaturated definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or associated with a natural compound, especially an oil or fatty acid, containing only 1 double or triple bond per molecule. Foods containing monounsaturated fatty acids may reduce steadily the amount of LDL cholesterol levels within the blood and can include olive, peanut, canola, and avocado essential oils.
    • having one two fold or triple relationship
    • (of long-chain carbon compounds particularly fats) saturated excluding one several bond

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