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Fatty Acid

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  • A fatty acid is a carboxylic acid whose molecule has a long, unbranched carbon chain.

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    see also saturated fatty acid, unsaturated fatty acid, omega-3 fatty acid, omega-6 fatty acid, essential fatty acid, nonessential fatty acid