Definition of Butyrate

1. n. A salt of butyric acid.



Definition of Butyrate

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) Any salt or ester of butyric acid ¹

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Definition of Butyrate

1. a chemical salt [n -S]

Medical Definition of Butyrate

1. A salt of butyric acid. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Butyrate

butylmagnesium
butylmethoxydibenzoylmethane
butylparaben
butyls
butylscopolammonium bromide
butyne
butynes
butynyl
butyraceous
butyral
butyraldehyde
butyraldehydes
butyrals
butyramide
butyramides
butyrate (current term)
butyrate-CoA ligase
butyrates
butyration
butyric
butyric acid
butyric acids
butyrin
butyrins
butyro-
butyrocholinesterase
butyroid
butyroin
butyrometer
butyrometers

Literary usage of Butyrate

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1. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1871)
"Obtained in the same way as the butyrate, and freed in like manner from excess of acid. On heating to 100° equal numbers of atoms of ..."

2. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"butyrate of Calcium and Barium.—The aqueous solution of 2 pts. butyrate of calcium, ... butyrate of Iron.—Iron does not decompose dilute butyric acid, ..."

3. Technical Methods of Chemical Analysis by Georg Lunge (1914)
"Ethyl butyrate is a colourless liquid, sparingly soluble in water but readily ... IO cc of ethyl butyrate should not leave more than 0-5 mg. of residue on ..."

4. A Guide to the Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of the Urine: Designed by Julius Vogel, Carl Neubauer (1863)
"These scales, examined under the microscope, appear as dense groups of ill-defined crystalline scales ; but when the solution of butyrate of baryta is ..."

5. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1908)
"When boiled in water, the butyrate softens to a plastic mass, ... Like other scandium salts of the fatty acids, scandium butyrate is more soluble in cold ..."

6. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"Ethyl butyrate, butyric ether, is prepared by adding 1 part by weight of sulphuric acid to 2 parts each by weight of butyric acid and alcohol. ..."

7. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"Ethyl butyrate, butyric ether, is prepared by adding 1 part by weight of sulphuric, acid to 2 parts each by weight of butyric acid and alcohol. ..."

8. Principles of Organic and Physiological Chemistry by Carl Löwig (1853)
"By the presence of bases and water, is converted into acetic ether. Propionate of Ethyl: AeO,Pr03. Water-clear fluid, of agreeable fruit odor. butyrate of ..."

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