fat-soluble

[fat-sol-yuh-buhl]
adjective Chemistry.
soluble in oils or fats.

Origin:
1920–25

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fat-soluble
 
adj
soluble in nonpolar substances, such as ether, chloroform, and oils. Fat-soluble compounds are often insoluble in water

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fat-soluble adj.
Soluble in fats or fat solvents.

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Example sentences
Fat-soluble vitamins are stored in the body's fatty tissue.
Some people prefer low-fat to nonfat, which can be watery and sour, and may contain fewer fat-soluble vitamins.
The liver produces bile, a green-colored fluid that helps the body absorb fats and fat-soluble vitamins.
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