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Definition of "propionic" [pro•pi•on•ic]

  • Of or pertaining to propionic acid or its derivatives; propanoic (adjective)

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Use "propionic" in a sentence
  • "And glucogenic nutrients such as propionic acid and bypass starch are essential for milk yield and milk protein, said Frank Wright's John Allen."
  • "Although, the protein utilized a number of fatty acids as substrate such as propionic acid, hexanoic acid, decanoic acid, lauric acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid and oleic acid (data not shown) as is the case with many other known Fatty Acyl-CoA Synthetases"
  • "There are two main types of preservatives: those containing an acid, such as propionic, acetic, and formic acids, and those containing mold inhibitors."