acylal

noun

ac·​yl·​al ˈas-ə-ˌlal How to pronounce acylal (audio) ˈā-sə- How to pronounce acylal (audio)
: an acid derivative of an aldehyde or a ketone containing the group >C(OOCR)2 or >C(OR)OOCR

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“Acylal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/acylal. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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