[n] - a polyunsaturated fatty acid found in fish (especially tuna and bluefish)
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Docosahexaenoic acid: DHA. An essential fatty acid, thought to be important to the development of infants, particularly as regards their eyes and brain. DHA is present in breast milk and has been added to some infant formulas. Postnatal DHA may improve vision and some cognitive functions in infants ...
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noun an omega-3 fatty acid with 22 carbon atoms; found in fish (especially tuna and bluefish)
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(do-ko″sә-hek″sә-e-no´ik) an omega-3, polyunsaturated fatty acid found almost exclusively in fish and marine animal oils.
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(from the article `nutritional disease`) ...by lowering blood pressure, reducing blood clotting, preventing irregular heart rhythms, and acting as anti-inflammatory agents. The long-chain ... ...a relatively low percentage of saturated fatty acids. Fish belong in a special nutritional class because ...
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Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is an omega-3 fatty acid that is a primary structural component of the human brain cerebral cortex, sperm, testicles and retina. it can be synthesized from alpha-linoleic acid or obtained directly from fish oil DHA`s structure is a carboxylic acid with a 22-carbon chain a...
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An important Omega-3 fatty acid that is a major structural component of brain, nerve and retinal membranes. DHA can be found naturally in human breastmilk and many infant formula manufacturer's now incorporate DHA into the formula. Synonym(s): DHA
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