acetyl

noun ace·tyl \ ə-ˈsē-tᵊl , ˈa-sə- ; ˈa-sə-ˌtēl \

Definition of acetyl

:the radical CH3CO− of acetic acid often used in combination

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First Known Use of acetyl

1864


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acetyl

noun ace·tyl \ ə-ˈsēt-ᵊl , ˈas-ət-; ˈas-ə-ˌtēl \

medical Definition of acetyl

:the radical CH3CO of acetic acid


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