Medical Dictionary

acetal

noun ac·e·tal \ˈas-ə-ˌtal\

Medical Definition of ACETAL

:  any of various compounds characterized by the group C(OR)2 and obtained especially by heating aldehydes or ketones with alcohols

Browse

July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears