pertaining to or derived from butyric acid.
- bu·tyr·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use butyric in a sentence
The distillate "B" may contain formic, acetic, propionic, butyric and benzoic acids.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique | John William Henry Eyre
The acids of perspiration (acetic, formic, and butyric) often become so concentrated that they act on the fiber of the fabric.Textiles | William H. Dooley
They produce little or no lactic acid, and small amounts of acetic, proprionic, butyric and caproic acids.
butyric acid fermentations are more common in old butter and cheese.
The principal sources indicated for butyric and caproic acids were fats and proteins.