alpha-linolenic acid

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alpha-linolenic acid
 
n
another name for linolenic acid

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alpha-linolenic acid

noun
a polyunsaturated fatty acid with 18 carbon atoms; the only omega-3 fatty acid found in vegetable products; it is most abundant in canola oil; a fatty acid essential for nutrition 
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