From Latinacētum "vinegar" + Ancient Greek ὕλη (hylē) "substance".
Acetyl Sentence Examples
On oxidation with potassium permanganate it is converted into acetyl urea, together with other products.
It may be prepared by boiling a-dichlorpropionic acid with silver oxide; by the hydrolysis of acetyl cyanide with hydrochloric acid (J.
Pyruvic nitrile, or acetyl cyanide, CH 3 CO.
CN, may be prepared by the action of silver cyanide on acetyl chloride; or of acetyl chloride on nitrosoacetone (L.
Notwithstanding these errors, the value of the " ethyl theory " was perceived; other radicals - formyl, methyl, amyl, acetyl, &c. - were characterized; Dumas, in 1837, admitted the failure of the etherin theory; and, in company with Liebig, he defined organic chemistry as the " chemistry of compound radicals."