omega-6 fatty acid definition

  • noun:
    • any polyunsaturated fatty acid having a double relationship amongst the 6th and 7th carbon atoms from end of this molecule farthest through the carboxylic acid; although they are essential efas, there was evidence that extra amounts trigger several diseases
    • a polyunsaturated fatty acid whose carbon string has its own first double valence bond six carbons right from the start

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