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polyunsaturatedadjective

uk   /ˌpɒl.i.ʌnˈsætʃ.ər.eɪ.tɪd/  us   /ˌpɑː.li.ʌnˈsætʃ.ə.reɪ.t̬ɪd/ specialized
Polyunsaturated ​fat or ​oil has a ​chemicalstructure that does not ​easilychange into ​cholesterol (= a ​substancecontaining a lot of ​fat that can ​causeheartdisease) because it ​contains several doublebonds: polyunsaturated ​margarine/​vegetableoil
(Definition of polyunsaturated from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (脂肪或油脂)多重不饱和的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (脂肪或油脂)多元不飽和的…
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