polyunsaturated

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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 alpha-linolenic acid
liquid polyunsaturated fatty acid abundant in plant fats and oils; a fatty acid essential for nutrition; used to make soap linoleic acid , linolic acid
liquid polyunsaturated fatty acid that occurs in some plant oils; an essential fatty acid linolenic acid
polyunsaturated fatty acid whose carbon chain has its first double valence bond three carbons from the beginning omega-3 , omega-3 fatty acid
polyunsaturated fatty acid whose carbon chain has its first double valence bond six carbons from the beginning omega-6 , omega-6 fatty acid
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