polyunsaturated - definition and synonyms

adjective chemistry 

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/ˌpɒliʌnˈsætʃəˌreɪtɪd/
  1. polyunsaturated fats and oils are made mainly from vegetable oils. They are considered to be healthier than those made from saturated fats.
    See also monounsaturated

derived word

polyunsaturate

 

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/ˌpɒliʌnˈsætʃərət/
noun [countable]
singularpolyunsaturate
pluralpolyunsaturates