saturated fat

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saturated fat

n.
Any of various fats, including most animal fats, coconut oil, and palm oil, that are solid at room temperature and whose fatty acid chains cannot incorporate additional hydrogen atoms. An excess of these fats in the diet is associated with high cholesterol levels in the bloodstream.

sat′urated fat′



n.
any animal or vegetable fat, abundant in fatty meats, dairy products, coconut oil, and palm oil, tending to raise cholesterol levels in the blood.
[1970–75]

saturated fat

A fat whose triglyceride molecule contains three saturated fatty acids. Most fats derived from animal sources are saturated fats. Eating foods high in saturated fats can lead to cholesterol levels in the blood that are higher than normal. Compare unsaturated fat.
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