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o•me'ga-3 fat'ty ac'id



Pronunciation: (ō-mē'gu-thrē', ō-mā'-, ō-meg'u-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/omega-3-fatty-acid.html on line 77 [key]
a polyunsaturated fatty acid, essential for normal retinal function, that influences various metabolic pathways, resulting in lowered cholesterol and triglyceride levels, inhibited platelet clotting, and reduced inflammatory and immune reactions. Also called n-3 fatty acid.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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