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Medical Term:

sunflower seed oil

Pronunciation: sun'flow-er sed oyl

Definition: Oil from the seeds of Helianthus annuus (family Compositae); the glycerides consist mainly of the mixed triglycerides, each containing one or two linoleic acid radicals; used as a food, and in dietary supplements.

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