tributyrin

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tri·bu·ty·rin

 (trĭ-byo͞o′tər-ĭn)
n.
The triglyceride of the straight-chain isomer of butyric acid, C15H26O6, naturally present in butter and used as a flavoring and plasticizer. Also called butyrin.
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Noun1.tributyrin - a bitter oily triglyceride of butyric acid; a form of butyrin
butyrin - any of three glycerides of butyric acid
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