Definition of Polyunsaturated

1. Adjective. (of long-chain carbon compounds especially fats) having many unsaturated bonds.

Similar to: Unsaturated



Definition of Polyunsaturated

1. Adjective. (chemistry) of, or relating to long chain organic compounds that have multiple double bonds; polyunsaturated fatty acids are essential to human nutrition ¹

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Definition of Polyunsaturated

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polyunsaturated

polyubiquitinate
polyubiquitinated
polyubiquitinates
polyubiquitination
polyubiquitinations
polyubiquitins
polyubiquitinylate
polyubiquitinylates
polyubiquitylate
polyubiquitylated
polyubiquitylates
polyubiquitylation
polyubiquitylations
polyunguia
polyunsaturate
polyunsaturated (current term)
polyunsaturated fat
polyunsaturated fats
polyunsaturated fatty acid
polyunsaturated fatty acids
polyunsaturates
polyunsaturation
polyurea
polyureas
polyurethane
polyurethane foam
polyurethaned
polyurethanes
polyuria
polyuria test

Literary usage of Polyunsaturated

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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"Rats were maintained on the polyunsaturated fat diet from time of weaning, exposed to DMBA on Day maintained on the polyunsaturated fat diet for either 3 or ..."

2. Second Report of the Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of ...by Scott M. Grundy by Scott M. Grundy (1997)
"Although these oils are low in saturated fat, they still have a high caloric density and if used in excess can cause weight gain. e. polyunsaturated fat ..."

3. The Navy Seal Nutrition Guide by Patricia A. Deuster (1994)
"Mono and polyunsaturated fats, which remain liquid at room temperature have room for ... polyunsaturated fats, which have room for more than one hydrogen, ..."

4. Dietary Reference Intakes Research Synthesis: Workshop Summary by Carol West Suitor, Linda D. Meyers (2007)
"This negative aspect of this gene variant is expressed only in the case of higher n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid intake. Dr. Ordovas also suggested revising ..."

5. Current Issues in Women's Health: An Fda Consumer Special Report (1993)
"There are three kinds of fat—saturated, polyunsaturated and ... The good news is polyunsaturated and monounsaturated may actually lower blood cholesterol ..."

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