omega-9 fatty acid

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omega-9 fatty acid

a polyunsaturated fatty acid found in animal and vegetable fats.

omega-9 fatty acid

, ω-9 fatty acid
Any of the nonessential unsaturated fatty acids that have a double carbon bond in the ninth position from the end of their fatty acid tail. They include oleic acid (present in olive oil), stearic acid, and erucic acid.
See also: acid