butyrate

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bu·ty·rate

 (byo͞o′tə-rāt′)
n.

butyrate

(ˈbjuːtɪˌreɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any salt or ester of butyric acid, containing the monovalent group C3H7COO- or ion C3H7COO

bu•tyr•ate

(ˈbyu təˌreɪt)

n.
a salt or ester of butyric acid.
[1870–75]
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