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

Definition of acetyl

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

Circa 1864

First Known Use of acetyl

circa 1864


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acetyl

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

Medical Definition of acetyl

  1. :  the radical CH3CO of acetic acid


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