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acyl

noun, ac·yl 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
Medical Dictionary

acyl

noun ac·yl \ˈas-əl, -ēl; ˈā-səl\

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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