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- n. any polyunsaturated fatty acid having a double bond between the sixth and seventh carbon atoms from the end of the molecule farthest from the carboxylic acid; although they are essential fatty acids, there is evidence that excess levels can cause a number of diseases
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- n. a polyunsaturated fatty acid whose carbon chain has its first double valence bond six carbons from the beginning
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