BHA

noun \ ˌbē-(ˌ)ā-ˈchā \

Definition of BHA

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

Origin and Etymology of bha

butylated hydroxyanisole


Medical Dictionary

BHA

noun \ ˌbē-ˌāch-ˈā \

medical Definition of BHA

: a phenolic antioxidant C11H16O2 used especially to preserve fats and oils in food called also butylated hydroxyanisole

BHA

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