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