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propionate

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noun pro·pi·o·nate \ˈprō-pē-ə-ˌnāt\

Definition of propionate

  1. :  a salt or ester of propionic acid



Origin of propionate

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1862


Medical Dictionary

propionate

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noun pro·pi·o·nate \ˈprō-pē-ə-ˌnāt\

Medical Definition of propionate

  1. :  a salt or ester of propionic acid




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