Synonyms and Antonyms for hydroxybutyric-acid

1. hydroxybutyric acid (n.)

hydroxy derivative of butyric acid

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2. beta-hydroxybutyric acid (n.)

beta derivative of hydroxybutyric acid that is found in the blood and urine in some cases of impaired metabolism

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3. acid-tasting (adj.)

having a sour acidic taste

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4. acid-fast (adj.)

not easily decolorized by acid solutions; pertains to micro-organisms (especially the tubercle bacillus that causes tuberculosis)

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5. acid-wash (v.)

wash with acid so as to achieve a bleached look

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6. acid (n.)

any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt

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8. acid (adj.)

having the characteristics of an acid

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9. acid (adj.)

being sour to the taste

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