Definition of Acyl

1. Noun. Any group or radical of the form RCO- where R is an organic group. "An example of the acyl group is the acetyl group"

Exact synonyms: Acyl Group
Specialized synonyms: Acetyl, Acetyl Group, Acetyl Radical, Ethanoyl Group, Ethanoyl Radical, Foryml
Generic synonyms: Chemical Group, Group, Radical



Definition of Acyl

1. n. An acid radical, as acetyl, malonyl, or benzoyl.

Definition of Acyl

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) Any of class of organic radicals, RCO-, formed by the removal of a hydroxyl group from a carboxylic acid. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Acyl

1. a univalent radical [n -S]

Medical Definition of Acyl

1. An organic radical derived from an organic acid by the removal of the carboxylic hydroxyl group. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acyl

acuting
acyanoblepsia
acyanophilous
acyanotic
acyclic
acyclic acid
acyclic compound
acyclic monoterpene primary alcohol - NADP oxidoreductase
acyclical
acyclicality
acyclically
acyclicity
acycloguanosine
acyclovirs
acyl (current term)
acyl-(acyl-carrier-protein)-UDP-N-acetylglucosamine acyltransferase
acyl-(acyl-carrier-protein)-phospholipid acyltransferase
acyl-ACP dehydrogenase
acyl-CoA
acyl-CoA-1-O-alkyl-2-acetyl-sn-glycerol acyltransferase
acyl-CoA-6-aminopenicillanic acid acyltransferase
acyl-CoA-diol transacylase
acyl-CoA-estradiol-17-beta-acyltransferase
acyl-CoA carboxylase
acyl-CoA dehydrogenase
acyl-CoA dehydrogenase (NADPH+)
acyl-CoA oxidase
acyl-CoA sterol acyltransferase
acyl-CoA synthetase

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