BHT

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noun \ˌbē-ˌāch-ˈtē\

Definition of BHT

  1. :  a phenolic antioxidant C15H24O used especially to preserve fats and oils in food

Origin and Etymology of bht

butylated hydroxytoluene


First Known Use: 1961


Medical Dictionary

BHT

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noun \ˌbē-ˌāch-ˈtē\

Medical Definition of BHT

  1. :  a phenolic antioxidant C15H24O used especially to preserve fats and oils in food, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals—called also butylated hydroxytoluene


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