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unsaturated

unsaturated

adjective un·sat·u·rat·ed \-ˈsa-chə-ˌrā-təd\

Definition of UNSATURATED

:  not saturated: as
a :  capable of absorbing or dissolving more of something <an unsaturated solution>
b :  able to form products by chemical addition; especially :  containing double or triple bonds between carbon atoms <unsaturated fats>

First Known Use of UNSATURATED

1758

unsaturated

adjective un·sat·u·rat·ed \-ˈsach-ə-ˌrāt-əd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of UNSATURATED

:  not saturated: as a :  capable of absorbing or dissolving more of something <an unsaturated solution> b :  able to form products by chemical addition; especially :  containing double or triple bonds between carbon atoms <unsaturated fats>

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