[ byoo-ter-il ]
/ ˈbyu tər ɪl /

adjective Chemistry.

containing the butyryl group.

Origin of butyryl

First recorded in 1865–70; butyr(ic) + -yl
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Medicine definitions for butyryl


[ byōōtə-rĭl′ ]


The radical C3H7COO of butyric acid.

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