acylate

verb ac·yl·ate \ ˈa-sə-ˌlāt \

Definition of acylate

acylated; acylating
transitive verb
: to introduce an acyl radical into

acylation

play \ˌa-sə-ˈlā-shən\ noun

Origin and Etymology of acylate

acyl + 4-ate, after German acyliren


Medical Dictionary

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acylate

transitive verb ac·yl·ate \ -ˌlāt \

medical Definition of acylate

acylated; acylating
: to introduce an acyl group into

acylation

play \ˌas-ə-ˈlā-shən, ˌā-sə-\ noun

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acylate

noun ac·yl·ate \ ˈas-ə-ˌlāt, ˈā-sə-lət \

medical Definition of acylate

: a salt or ester of an organic acid
  • titanium acylates

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