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Related to polyunsaturatedly: polyunsaturated fatty acids
denoting a fatty acid, e.g., linoleic acid, having more than one double bond in its hydrocarbon chain.
Of or relating to long-chain carbon compounds, especially fatty acids, having two or more double bonds between the carbon atoms. Increasing dietary intake of foods containing polyunsaturated fatty acids, including safflower, sunflower, soybean, and corn oils and cold-water fish such as salmon, can decrease LDL cholesterol levels in the bloodstream.