omega-9 fatty acid(redirected from Omega-9 fatty acids)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
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
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners