Aceto Definition

əsētō, asitō
prefix
Acetic acid.
Acetify.
American Heritage
Acetyl.
Acetanilide.
American Heritage

(organic chemistry) Containing a methyl group bonded to a carboxyl group.

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(organic chemistry) Containing a methyl group bonded to a carbonyl group. e.g. acetophenone.

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Of or related to acetic acid or acetyl.
Acetophenetidin.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Aceto

  • From Latin acētum vinegar acetum

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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