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fat-soluble

[fat-sol-yuh-buh l] /ˈfætˌsɒl yə bəl/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
soluble in oils or fats.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
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  • As hydrocarbons, carotenes are fatsoluble and insoluble in water.
British Dictionary definitions for fatsoluble

fat-soluble

adjective
1.
soluble in nonpolar substances, such as ether, chloroform, and oils. Fat-soluble compounds are often insoluble in water
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fatsoluble in Medicine

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

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