[ ə-sĕt′l-ā′shən ]
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A reaction, usually with acetic acid, that introduces an acetyl radical into an organic compound.
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The furfural constants of the lignocellulose are unaffected by the acetylation and condensation.Researches on Cellulose|C. F. Cross