Definition of Butylated hydroxyanisole

1. Noun. (organic compound) Either of two isomers of tertiary butyl-4-hydroxyanisole used as a fat-soluble antioxidant in some food. ¹



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Medical Definition of Butylated hydroxyanisole

1. Mixture of 2- and 3-tert-butyl-4-methoxyphenols that is used as an antioxidant in foods, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals. It may inhibit carcinogenesis. Pharmacological action: antioxidants, food preservatives, pharmaceutic aid. Chemical name: Phenol, (1,1-dimethylethyl)-4-methoxy- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Butylated Hydroxyanisole

butut
bututs
butyl
butyl alcohol
butyl aminobenzoate
butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane
butyl nitrite
butyl rubber
butylamine
butylamines
butylammonium
butylammoniums
butylate
butylated
butylated hydroxyanisole (current term)
butylated hydroxytoluene
butylates
butylating
butylation
butylations
butylbenzene
butylbenzenes
butyldimethylsilyl
butyldimethylsilyls
butylene
butylene glycols
butylenes
butylhydroquinone
butylhydroquinones

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