Definitions for "Omega-3"
An polyunsaturated fatty acid that is produced naturally by some animals and plants. It is thought to play a beneficial role in human health.
a polyunsaturated fatty acid whose carbon chain has its first double valence bond three carbons from the beginning
Refers to the third carbon in the fatty acid molecule which is unsaturated, counting from the carbon terminal end. Omega-3 fatty acids are found in fish, marine plants, and some terrestrial plants.