acylate

[ as-uh-leyt ]
/ ˈæs əˌleɪt /

verb (used with object), ac·yl·at·ed, ac·yl·at·ing. Chemistry.

to introduce the acyl group into (a compound).

Origin of acylate

OTHER WORDS FROM acylate

ac·yl·a·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for acylation

acylation
/ (ˌeɪsaɪˈleɪʃən) /

noun

the introduction into a chemical compound of an acyl group
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