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Definition of "eicosapentaenoic" [eicosapentaenoic]

  • Of or pertaining to eicosapentaenoic acid or its derivatives (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "eicosapentaenoic" in a sentence
  • "Most big studies confirming the cardiovascular benefits of omega-3s have tested either docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an omega-3 found in salmon, sardines and breast milk, or another fish oil called eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)."
  • "Fish-oil supplements are particularly rich in an omega-3 fatty acid called eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), which discourages inflammation, says Priscilla Evans, N.D., a naturopathic doctor at the Community Wholistic Health Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina."
  • "EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) are the “long-chain” forms found in fish and fish oil."