acetylate

verb acet·y·late \ ə-ˈse-tᵊl-ˌāt \

Definition of acetylate

acetylated; acetylating
transitive verb
:to introduce the acetyl radical into (a compound)

acetylation

play \-ˌse-tᵊl-ˈā-shən\ noun

acetylative

play \-ˈset-ᵊl-ˌā-tiv\ adjective

First Known Use of acetylate

1864


Medical Dictionary

acetylate

transitive verb acet·y·late \ ə-ˈset-ᵊl-ˌāt \

medical Definition of acetylate

acetylated; acetylating
:to introduce the acetyl radical into (a compound)

acetylation

play \-ˌset-ᵊl-ˈā-shən\ noun

acetylative

play \-ˈset-ᵊl-ˌāt-iv\ adjective

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