Medical Dictionary

linolenic acid

noun lin·ole·nic acid \-ˌlē-nik-, -ˌlā-\

Medical Definition of LINOLENIC ACID

:  a liquid unsaturated fatty acid C18H30O2 found especially in drying oils (as linseed oil) and essential for the nutrition of some animals


May 30, 2015
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