ac·​yl·​ami·​no | \ ˌa-sə-lə-ˈmē-(ˌ)nō, -ˈla-mə-ˌnō \

Definition of acylamino

: relating to or containing any radical (as acetamido) formed by removal of one hydrogen atom from nitrogen in an organic acid amide and usually having the general formula RCONH−

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First Known Use of acylamino

1912, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acylamino

acyl + amino-

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“Acylamino.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jul. 2020.

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