butyrate

butyrate

[byoo-tuh-reyt]
noun Chemistry.
a salt or ester of butyric acid.

Origin:
1870–75; butyr(ic acid) + -ate2

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

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butyrate bu·ty·rate (byōō'tə-rāt')
n.
A salt or ester of butyric acid.

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butyrate   (by'tə-rāt')  Pronunciation Key 
A salt or ester of butyric acid, containing the radical C3H7CO.
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