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  • adj. hydroxybutyric

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Hydroxybutyric; designating any one of a group of metameric acids ((C3H6.OH).CO2H).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Noting butyric acid in which one hydrogen atom is replaced by hydroxyl.

Etymologies

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oxy- +‎ butyric

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