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acetate

 [as´ĕ-tāt]
a salt or ester or the conjugate base of acetic acid.

ac·e·tate

(as'e-tāt),
A salt or ester of acetic acid.

acetate

/ac·e·tate/ (as´ĕ-tāt) any salt of acetic acid.

acetate (CH3CO2-)

[as′itāt]
an anion of formula C2H3O2. It is the conjugate base of acetic acid.

Acetate

A salt or ester of acetic acid, which is used to create synthetic textile fibres from partially hydrolysed cellulose acetate, or plastic-like film made from cellulose triacetate.

ac·e·tate

(as'ĕ-tāt)
A salt or ester of acetic acid.
[L. acctum, vinegar + -ate, chemical suffix]

ac·e·tate

(AC) (as'ĕ-tāt)
A salt or ester of acetic acid.

acetate (as´ətāt),

n 1. a salt of acetic acid.
n 2. a short form for cellulose acetate, the film base for radiographs.

acetate

a salt of acetic acid.

acetate base
cellulose acetate sheet used as support or base for x-ray film.
acetate tape slide
a method of collecting ectoparasites such as mites, lice or fleas, and their eggs, for diagnostic purposes by pressing the sticky side of the tape against the skin and haircoat and applying the tape to a glass slide which is then examined microscopically.