hydroxybutyrate

noun

hy·​droxy·​bu·​ty·​rate -ˈbyüt-ə-ˌrāt How to pronounce hydroxybutyrate (audio)
: a salt or ester of hydroxybutyric acid

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“Hydroxybutyrate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hydroxybutyrate. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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