vt \ə-ˈset-əl-ˌāt\

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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