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cottonseed oil

 
a fixed oil from seeds of cultivated varieties of the cotton plant, (Gossypium); used as a solvent and vehicle for drugs.

cot·ton·seed oil

(kot'ŏn-sēd oyl),
The refined fixed oil obtained from the seed of cultivated plants of various varieties of Gossypium hirsutum or of other species of Gossypium (family Malvaceae); a solvent.

cot·ton·seed oil

(kot'ŏn-sēd oyl)
The refined fixed oil obtained from the seed of cultivated plants of various varieties of Gossypium hirsutum or of other species of Gossypium; a solvent.

cottonseed

seed of the cotton plant. Made into cake after oil extraction and used as feed for livestock.

cottonseed cake
or meal contains gossypol and causes hepatitis and degeneration of cardiac muscle. The clinical syndrome includes dullness, weakness, dyspnea and edema. Usually fed as decorticated cake because of the high fiber content of the raw product.
cottonseed hulls
winnowed from the cotton seeds and used as roughage for ruminants. Have negligible feed value but are an effective diluent for grain because of the ease with which they can be handled by mechanical equipment.
cottonseed oil
used topically as an emollient.