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triacetate

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triacetate

noun tri·ac·e·tate \(ˌ)trī-ˈa-sə-ˌtāt\

Definition of TRIACETATE

1
:  an acetate containing three CH3COO− groups
2
:  a textile fiber or fabric consisting of cellulose that is completely or almost completely acetylated

Origin of TRIACETATE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1895

triacetate

noun tri·ac·e·tate \(ˈ)trī-ˈas-ə-ˌtāt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TRIACETATE

:  an acetate containing three CH3COO groups

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