aceto-, acet-; relating to acetic acid derivatives

(Latin: vinegar; sour, to be sour)

acetum Italum
Italic vinegar.

The harsh, biting wit of the Romans; Roman sarcasm.

acetyl group, acetyl radical
The univalent group, CH3CO–, derived from acetic acid.
Any enzyme catalyzing acetylation or deacetylation.
Formation of an acetyl derivative.
The acetic ester of choline, the neurotransmitter substance at cholinergic synapses, which causes cardiac inhibition.
A reference to, or characteristic of the acetyl group.
Pertaining to, and designating, a substance (acetone) obtained by the distillation of the acetates. It is now also called pyroacetic ether, and formerly was called pyroacetic spirit.
An acetate containing an excess of the basic constituent.

Cross references of word families that are related directly, or indirectly, to: "sour, sharp": acerb-; acid-; acies- (not "sour"); acuto- (not "sour"); oxy-; pung- (not "sour").