BHA

noun
\ ˌbē-(ˌ)āch-ˈā How to pronounce BHA (audio) \

Definition of BHA

: a phenolic antioxidant C11H16O2 used especially to preserve fats and oils in food

First Known Use of BHA

1948, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for BHA

butylated hydroxyanisole

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“BHA.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/BHA. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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BHA

noun
\ ˌbē-ˌāch-ˈā How to pronounce BHA (audio) \

Medical Definition of BHA

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a phenolic antioxidant C11H16O2 used especially to preserve fats and oils in food

called also butylated hydroxyanisole

Medical Definition of BHA (Entry 2 of 2)

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