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From poly- + unsaturated.
polyunsaturated (not comparable)
- (chemistry) Of or relating to long chain organic compounds that have multiple double bonds; polyunsaturated fatty acids are essential to human nutrition.
- (nutrition, of a fat or oil) Having a chemical structure that does not easily change into cholesterol (a substance containing a lot of fat though to be an important cause of heart disease).
relating to long chain organic compounds
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