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saturated fat

noun [C or U]     (also saturate) specialized
a type of fat found in meat, eggs, milk, cheese, etc. that is thought to be bad for your health: Butter and cream contain a lot of saturated fats. → See also monounsaturated, polyunsaturated, unsaturatedSpecific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the bodyTypes of chemical
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