ALL meanings of acetyl

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  • noun acetyl of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group CH3CO- 3
  • noun acetyl the radical CH3CO, derived from acetic acid: found only in compounds 3
  • noun acetyl denoting acyl radical 1
  • adjective acetyl containing the acetyl group. 1
  • noun acetyl (organic chemistry) The univalent radical CH3CO- derived from acetic acid. 1
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