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saf·flow·er oil

(saf'flow-ĕr oyl),
An oil extracted from the seeds of Carthamus tinctorius, containing 74.5% linoleic acid and 6.6% saturated fatty acids; recommended for use in hypercholesteremia, myocardial infarction, and coronary insufficiency.

safflower oil

[sef′lou·er]
a liquid fat containing polyunsaturated fatty acids, derived from the seeds of the safflower plant, Carthamus tinctorius. It is commonly mixed with other edible vegetable oils.

saf·flow·er oil

(saf'low-ĕr oyl)
An oil extracted from the seeds of Carthamus tinctorius; used in hypercholesteremia, myocardial infarction, and coronary insufficiency.

safflower oil

The oil expressed from the seeds of the safflower plant, Carthamus tinctorius. It is high in linoleic acid and low in saturated fatty acids. Diets rich in safflower oil produce less serum cholesterol and apolipoproteins A-I and B than similar diets in which butter or coconut oil is used as the primary fat source.
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