WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
de•a•cet•y•late  (dē′ə setl āt′),USA pronunciation v.t.,  -lat•ed, -lat•ing. [Chem.]
  1. Chemistryto remove the acetyl group from (an organic compound).
de′a•cet′y•lation, n. 
  • de- + acetylate

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