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acetyl

 [as´ĕ-til, as´ĕtēl″]
the monovalent radical CH3CO-, a combining form of acetic acid.

ac·e·tyl (Ac),

(as'e-til), Avoid the mispronunciation ace'tyl.
CH3CO-; an acetic acid molecule from which the hydroxyl group has been removed.

Acetyl

A functional group and monovalent radical of acetic acid which contains a methyl group single-bonded to the central carbonyl, double-bonded oxygen and a nonbonded electron with which it forms a bond with the rest (R) of the molecule.

ac·e·tyl

(Ac) (as'ĕ-til)
An acetic acid molecule from which the hydroxyl group has been removed.