Monounsaturated definitions

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Of or relating to an organic compound, especially an oil or fatty acid, containing only one double or triple bond per molecule. Foods containing monounsaturated fatty acids may decrease the amount of LDL cholesterol in the blood and include olive, peanut, canola, and avocado oils.
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Designating or of an organic compound, esp. an oil or fatty acid, having only one double bond.
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Of or relating to an organic compound, especially an oil or fatty acid, containing only one double or triple bond per molecule. Increasing dietary intake of foods containing monounsaturated fatty acids, such as olive, peanut, and canola oils and avocados, can decrease LDL cholesterol levels in the bloodstream.
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Relating to an organic compound, usually a fatty acid, having only one double bond per molecule.
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(chemistry, of an organic compound) Having a single double or triple bond.
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