butyrate

noun bu·ty·rate \ ˈbyü-tə-ˌrāt \

Definition of butyrate

:a salt or ester of butyric acid

First Known Use of butyrate

1852


Medical Dictionary

butyrate

noun bu·ty·rate \ ˈbyüt-ə-ˌrāt \

medical Definition of butyrate

:a salt or ester of butyric acid

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