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Meaning of POLYUNSATURATED FAT

Pronunciation:  `pâleeun'sachu`reytid fat

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a class of fats having long carbon chains with many double bonds unsaturated with hydrogen atoms; used in some margarines; supposedly associated with low blood cholesterol
 
 See Also: fat

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: a type of fat found in vegetable oils and margarines that does not appear to raise blood cholesterol levels.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A fat that contains more than one carbon-carbon double bond.
 

 

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