BHT

BHT

Chemistry, Pharmacology.
butylated hydroxytoluene: the antioxidant C 15 H 24 O, used to retard rancidity in foods, pharmaceuticals, and other products containing fat or oil.

Origin:
1960–65

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BHT (bē'āch-tē')
n.
A crystalline phenolic antioxidant used to preserve fats and oils, especially in foods.

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BHT
butylated hydroxytoluene
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