Meaning of fat-soluble in English:



  • Able to be dissolved in fats or oils.

    ‘fat-soluble vitamins’
    • ‘It also enhances the antioxidant activity of vitamin E, a fat-soluble free radical scavenger.’
    • ‘Table cinnamon is made from cinnamon bark and contains both water-soluble and fat-soluble compounds.’
    • ‘And because lycopene is fat-soluble, eating tomatoes with oil can improve absorption.’
    • ‘Progesterone is a small fat-soluble molecule, which can be easily absorbed through the skin.’
    • ‘Because the chemical is fat-soluble, it can be passed along the food chain, steadily accumulating in animal tissue.’
    • ‘It is through our diets that we get exposed to many toxins, especially the fat-soluble toxins that are found in the fatty part of our foods.’
    • ‘The body's main strategy is to use bile salts as detergents: the molecules have a water-soluble (hydrophilic) side and a fat-soluble (hydrophobic) side.’
    • ‘Many types of flavorings are fat-soluble, so the fat acts as a carrier, helping the flavor to come through.’
    • ‘Diabetics and others on low-fat diets often need supplemental amounts of this fat-soluble nutrient.’
    • ‘Vitamins are either water-soluble or fat-soluble.’