What does acetyl mean?

acetyl meaning in General Dictionary

A complex hypothetical radical composed of two parts of carbon to three of hydrogen and one of oxygen Its hydroxide is acetic acid

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  • the natural set of acetic acid (CH3CO-)
  • A complex, hypothetical radical, made up of two components of carbon to three of hydrogen and something of air. Its hydroxide is acetic acid.

acetyl meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A complex, hypothetical radical, composed of two elements of carbon to 3 of hydrogen and something of air. Its hydroxide is acetic acid.


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Acetyl-salicylic acid (salacetic acid), C 6 H 4 (O 000H 3) CO 2 H, is obtained by the action of acetyl chloride on the acid or its sodium salt (K.

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