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deacetylate

[dee-uh-set-l-eyt] /ˌdi əˈsɛt lˌeɪt/
verb (used with object), deacetylated, deacetylating. Chemistry
1.
to remove the acetyl group from (an organic compound).
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deacetylation, noun
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