isobutyric acid

noun
iso·​bu·​tyr·​ic acid | \ ˌī-sō-byü-ˈtir-ik- How to pronounce isobutyric acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of isobutyric acid

: a colorless liquid acid C4H8O2 used chiefly in making esters for use as flavoring materials

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“Isobutyric acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/isobutyric%20acid. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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