acylate

verb
ac·yl·ate | \ˈa-sə-ˌlāt \
acylated; acylating

Definition of acylate 

transitive verb

: to introduce an acyl radical into

Other Words from acylate

acylation \ˌa-sə-ˈlā-shən \ noun

First Known Use of acylate

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acylate

acyl + -ate entry 4, after German acyliren

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acylate

transitive verb
ac·yl·ate | \-ˌlāt \
acylated; acylating

Medical Definition of acylate 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: to introduce an acyl group into

Other Words from acylate

acylation \ˌas-ə-ˈlā-shən, ˌā-sə- \ noun

acylate

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

Medical Definition of acylate (Entry 2 of 2)

: a salt or ester of an organic acid titanium acylates

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