omega-6 fatty acid

Definitions of omega-6 fatty acid

n a polyunsaturated fatty acid whose carbon chain has its first double valence bond six carbons from the beginning

linolenic acid
a liquid polyunsaturated fatty acid that occurs in some plant oils; an essential fatty acid
Type of:
polyunsaturated fatty acid
an unsaturated fatty acid whose carbon chain has more than one double or triple valence bond per molecule; found chiefly in fish and corn and soybean oil and safflower oil

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