Medical Dictionary

acetylate

vt acet·y·late \ə-ˈset-əl-ˌāt\
acet·y·lat·edacet·y·lat·ing

Medical Definition of ACETYLATE

:  to introduce the acetyl radical into (a compound)
acet·y·la·tion \-ˌset-əl-ˈā-shən\ noun
acet·y·la·tive \-ˈset-əl-ˌāt-iv\ adjective

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