Acetyl



containing the .
noun
(modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group CH3CO-: acetyl group or radical

acetyl a·ce·tyl (ə-sēt’l, ās’ĭ-tl)
n.
The acetic acid radical CH3CO.
ac’e·tyl’ic (ās’ĭ-tĭl’ĭk) adj.
acetyl
(ə-sēt’l, ās’ĭ-tl)
The radical CH3CO, derived from acetic acid.

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