A polyunsaturated omega-6 fatty acid with 20-carbon atoms and four cis-double bonds. It is found in the phospholipids of the cell membrane, in the brain, muscles, liver. It is not one of the essential fatty acids.

ARACHIDONIC ACID: "Rich sources of arachidonic are meat, eggs, dairy, or alternatively, it can be synthesized from linoleic acid in the human body."

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