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[oh-mee-guh, oh-mey-, oh-meg-uh] /oʊˈmi gə, oʊˈmeɪ-, oʊˈmɛg ə/ noun 1. the 24th and last letter of the Greek alphabet (Ω, ω). 2. the vowel sound represented by this letter. 3. the last of any series; the end. 4. . 5. . /ˈəʊmɪɡə/ noun 1. the 24th and last letter of the Greek alphabet (Ω, ω), […]
- Omega-3 fatty acid
[oh-mee-guh-three, oh-mey-, oh-meg-uh-] /oʊˈmi gəˈθri, oʊˈmeɪ-, oʊˈmɛg ə-/ noun 1. a polyunsaturated fatty acid, essential for normal retinal function, that influences various metabolic pathways, resulting in lowered cholesterol and triglyceride levels, inhibited platelet clotting, and reduced inflammatory and immune reactions.
In domain theory, a complete partial order is algebraic if every element is the lub of some chain of compact elements. If the set of compact elements is countable it is omega-algebraic. Usually written with a Greek letter omega (LaTeX \omega). (1995-02-03)
noun, Physics. 1. a negative baryon having a mass 3272 times that of the electron and a mean lifetime of 8 X 10 -11 seconds. omega baryon A subatomic particle in the baryon family, consisting of three strange quarks. It has a mass 3,272 times that of the electron, a negative electric charge, and an […]