acylation

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acylation

 [a″sĭ-la´shun]
introduction of an acyl radical into the molecule of a compound.

ac·yl·a·tion

(as'i-lā'shŭn),
Introduction of an acyl radical into an organic compound or formation of such a radical within an organic compound.