Definition of Monounsaturated fatty acid
1. Noun. An unsaturated fatty acid whose carbon chain has one double or triple valence bond per molecule; found chiefly in olive oil and chicken and almonds.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Monounsaturated Fatty Acid
Literary usage of Monounsaturated fatty acid
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Alternative Medicine: Expanding Medical Horizons by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Examples include stearic acid (a'saturated fatty! add),''oleic acid (a monounsaturated fatty acid), ..."
2. The Surgeon General's Report on Nutrition and Health: Summary and by C. Everett Koop (1994)
"While polyunsaturated fatty acid consumption, and probably monounsaturated fatty acid consumption, lowers total blood cholesterol, the precise effects of ..."
3. Cruising Cuisine for Home Entertaining by Elena Vakhrenova (2002)
"Foie gras is a main source of a monounsaturated fatty acid that can help protect the cardiovascular system. KALAMATA OLIVES The most popular Greek olives ..."
4. Innovative Soil-Plant Systems for Sustainable Agricultural Practices by James Michael Lynch, James Stuart Schepers, Ilhami Ünver (2003)
"Determination of monounsaturated fatty acid double-bond positions and geometry for microbial monocultures and complex consortia by capillary GC-MS of their ..."