Oxybutyric
Oxybutyric Ox`y*bu*tyr"ic, a. [Oxy (b) + butyric.] (Chem.) Hydroxybutyric; designating any one of a group of metameric acids ({(C3H6.OH).CO2H}). [1913 Webster]

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  • oxybutyric acid — oxy·bu·tyr·ic acid byü tir ik n HYDROXYBUTYRIC ACID * * * oxy·bu·tyr·ic ac·id (ok″se bu tirґik) hydroxybutyric acid …   Medical dictionary

  • oxybutyric acid — noun hydroxy derivative of butyric acid • Syn: ↑hydroxybutyric acid • Hypernyms: ↑butyric acid, ↑butanoic acid • Hyponyms: ↑beta hydroxybutyric acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • C3H6OHCO2H — Oxybutyric Ox y*bu*tyr ic, a. [Oxy (b) + butyric.] (Chem.) Hydroxybutyric; designating any one of a group of metameric acids ({(C3H6.OH).CO2H}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hydroxybutyric acid — hy·droxy·bu·tyr·ic acid byu̇ .tir ik or ß hy·droxy·bu·tyr·ic acid bāt ə , chiefly Brit bēt ə n a derivative C4H8O3 of butyric acid that is excreted in urine in increased quantities in diabetes called also oxybutyric acid * * * hy·droxy·bu·tyr·ic… …   Medical dictionary

  • intoxication — 1. SYN: poisoning (2). 2. SYN: acute alcoholism. [L. in, in, + G. toxikon, poison] acid i. poisoning by acid products (β oxybutyric acid, diacetic acid, or acetone) formed as a result of faulty metabolism ( e.g., uncontrolled …   Medical dictionary

  • BOBA — beta oxybutyric acid …   Medical dictionary

  • BOBA — • beta oxybutyric acid …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • beta-hydroxybutyric acid — noun beta derivative of hydroxybutyric acid that is found in the blood and urine in some cases of impaired metabolism • Hypernyms: ↑ketone body, ↑acetone body, ↑hydroxybutyric acid, ↑oxybutyric acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • butanoic acid — noun an unpleasant smelling fatty acid found especially in butter • Syn: ↑butyric acid • Hypernyms: ↑saturated fatty acid • Hyponyms: ↑hydroxybutyric acid, ↑oxybutyric acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • hydroxybutyric acid — noun hydroxy derivative of butyric acid • Syn: ↑oxybutyric acid • Hypernyms: ↑butyric acid, ↑butanoic acid • Hyponyms: ↑beta hydroxybutyric acid * * * “+... noun …   Useful english dictionary

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