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Sunflower Oil

Sunflower Oil. The oil (q.v.) extracted from the edible seed (q.v.) of the sunflower, Helianthus annuus. The fatty acid (q.v.) composition of the oil is made up of some 69% polyunsaturated (q.v.), 20% monounsaturated (q.v.), and 11% saturated fatty acids (q.v.).