butyrin

noun
bu·​tyr·​in | \ ˈbyüt-ə-rən How to pronounce butyrin (audio) \

Medical Definition of butyrin

: any of the three liquid glycerides of butyric acid especially : tributyrin

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“Butyrin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/butyrin. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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