essential fatty acid

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essential fatty acid

[i′sen·chəl ′fad·ē ‚as·əd]
(biochemistry)
Any of the polyunsaturated fatty acids which are required in the diet of mammals; they are probably precursors of prostaglandins.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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