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desaturate

verb de·sat·u·rate \(ˈ)dē-ˈsach-ə-ˌrāt\
de·sat·u·rat·edde·sat·u·rat·ing

Medical Definition of DESATURATE

transitive verb
:  to cause to become unsaturated <desaturate carbon chains>
intransitive verb
:  to become unsaturated
de·sat·u·ra·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌsach-ə-ˈrā-shən\ noun

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