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variant of aceto-, especially before a vowel. Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for acet-


combining form
containing an acetyl group or derived from acetic acid: acetone
Word Origin
from Latin acētum vinegar
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acet- in Medicine

acet- pref.
Variant of aceto-.

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