acyl


ac·yl

noun, often attributive \ˈa-səl\

Definition of ACYL

:  a radical RCO− derived usually from an organic acid by removal of the hydroxyl from all acid groups —often used in combination

Origin of ACYL

International Scientific Vocabulary, from acid
First Known Use: 1899

ac·yl

noun \ˈas-əl, -ēl; ˈā-səl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ACYL

: a radical derived usually from an organic acid by removal of the hydroxyl from all acid groups

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