adjective ac·yl·oxy \¦a-sə-¦läk-sē\

Definition of acyloxy

  1. :  relating to or containing any radical (as acetoxy) formed by removal of hydrogen from oxygen in an organic acid and usually having the general formula RCOO−

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Origin and Etymology of acyloxy

acyl + oxy-

First Known Use: circa 1927

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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