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butylated hydroxyanisole

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noun butylated hy·droxy·an·i·sole \-(ˌ)hī-ˌdräk-sē-ˈa-nə-ˌsōl\

Definition of butylated hydroxyanisole

  1. :  bha



Origin and Etymology of butylated hydroxyanisole

hydroxy + anise + -ole


First Known Use: 1950


Medical Dictionary

butylated hydroxyanisole

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noun bu·tyl·at·ed hy·droxy·an·i·sole \ˌbyüt-əl-ˌāt-əd-hī-ˌdräk-sē-ˈan-ə-ˌsōl\

Medical Definition of butylated hydroxyanisole

  1. :  bha




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