[ 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).
Words nearby acylate
OTHER WORDS FROM acylateac·yl·a·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for acylation
/ (ˌeɪsaɪˈleɪʃən) /
the introduction into a chemical compound of an acyl group
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