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deacetylate

[dee-uh-set-l-eyt]
verb (used with object), de·a·cet·y·lat·ed, de·a·cet·y·lat·ing. Chemistry.
  1. to remove the acetyl group from (an organic compound).
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Origin of deacetylate

Related formsde·a·cet·y·la·tion, noun
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