Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Medical Dictionary

acylal

play play
noun ac·yl·al \ˈas-ə-ˌlal, ˈā-sə-\

Medical Definition of acylal

  1. :  an acid derivative of an aldehyde or a ketone containing the group >C(OOCR)2 or >C(OR)OOCR




Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up acylal? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a timid, meek, or unassertive person

Get Word of the Day daily email!