fatty oil

noun

Medical Definition of fatty oil

: a fat that is liquid at ordinary temperatures and that is obtained from plants or marine animals

called also fixed oil

— compare essential oil, oil sense 1, volatile oil

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“Fatty oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fatty%20oil. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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