ALL meanings of acyl

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  • noun acyl of, denoting, or containing the monovalent group of atoms RCO-, where R is an organic group 3
  • noun acyl an organometallic compound in which a metal atom is directly bound to an acyl group 3
  • noun acyl a radical, RCO, derived from an organic acid by the removal of the OH group 3
  • adjective acyl containing the acyl group. 1
  • noun acyl A radical of general formula C (O) R, where R is an alkyl group, derived from a carboxylic acid. 1
  • noun acyl (organic chemistry) Any of class of organic radicals, RCO-, formed by the removal of a hydroxyl group from a carboxylic acid. 0
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