tributyrin

noun

tri·​bu·​tyr·​in ˌtrī-ˈbyüt-ə-rən How to pronounce tributyrin (audio)
: the bitter oily liquid triglyceride C15H26O6 of butyric acid used as a plasticizer

called also butyrin

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“Tributyrin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tributyrin. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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