acylal

noun
ac·​yl·​al | \ ˈas-ə-ˌlal How to pronounce acylal (audio) , ˈā-sə- How to pronounce acylal (audio) \

Medical Definition of acylal

: 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 31 Oct. 2020.

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