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fat-sol·u·ble

(făt′sŏl′yə-bəl)
adj.
Soluble in fats or fat solvents.
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fat-soluble

adj
(Biochemistry) soluble in nonpolar substances, such as ether, chloroform, and oils. Fat-soluble compounds are often insoluble in water
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fat′-sol`uble



adj.
soluble in oils or fats.
[1920–25]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fat-soluble - soluble in fats; "fat-soluble vitamin A"
soluble - (of a substance) capable of being dissolved in some solvent (usually water)
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