Definitions for linolenic acidˈlɪn lˈɛn ɪk, ˌlɪn-
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a liquid polyunsaturated fatty acid that occurs in some plant oils; an essential fatty acid
An polyunsaturated fatty acid, having 18 carbon atoms and three double bonds, essential for human nutrition; it is found in linseed and other vegetable oils
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