deacetylate

[ 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).

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OTHER WORDS FROM deacetylate

de·a·cet·y·la·tion, noun

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