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1. Relating to, containing, or derived from butter.
2. Relating to or derived from butyric acid.

[From Latin būtȳrum, butter; see butter.]


(byuˈtɪr ɪk)

pertaining to or derived from butyric acid.
[1820–30; < Latin būtȳr(um) butter + -ic]
bu•tyr′i•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.butyric - relating to or producing butyric acid
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The receptors for brain chemicals such as glutamate, glycine, and gamma-amino butyric acid (GABA) drew particular attention because they control the flow of ions into nerve cells.
After separation, the individual components of the smell were determined to be acetic, propionic, butyric and 4-methylvaleric acids.
It contains more fiber and it breaks down more slowly, producing large amounts of butyric acid.
Butyric acid, a fatty acid found in clarified butter, has been known to have anti-viral and anti-cancer properties that promotes resistance to disease and increases the body's ability to heal injuries quickly.
The substance, known as gamma-hydroxy butyric acid or gamma-hydroxy butyrate (GHB) was in among the possessions of a middle-aged man.
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Windle owns three clinics in Florida, and all three have been attacked with butyric acid, a noxious chemical which produces an overpowering stench that causes nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and headaches.
Butyric, caproic, caprylic, and capric acid don't either.
05) affected and the level of pH, acetic acid (AA), NH3-N, water soluble carbohydrate (WSC) and butyric acid (BA) was significantly (P<0.
The extract was centrifuged for 10 min at 10,000 x g, and the supernatant was reserved for organic acid (including lactic, acetic, propionic, and butyric acid) and ethanol analyses, which were carried out by Agilent 1260 HPLC system (Agilent Technologies, Inc.