from The Century Dictionary.
- Noting butyric acid in which one hydrogen atom is replaced by hydroxyl.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Chem.) Hydroxybutyric; designating any one of a group of metameric acids ((C3H6.OH).CO2H).
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- adjective chemistry
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oxy- + butyric
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