Meaning of polyunsaturated
Pronunciation: (pol"ē-un-sach'u-rā"tid), [key]
— adj. Nutrition.
- of or noting a class of animal or vegetable fats, esp. plant oils, whose molecules consist of carbon chains with many double bonds unsaturated by hydrogen atoms and that are associated with a low cholesterol content of the blood.
- polyunsaturated (Thesaurus)