hydroxybutyric acid

[ hahy-drok-see-byoo-tir-ik, -drok- ]
/ haɪˈdrɒk si byuˈtɪr ɪk, -ˌdrɒk- /

noun Biochemistry.

Origin of hydroxybutyric acid

First recorded in 1875–80; hydroxy- + butyric
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