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methoxy

[muh-thok-see] /məˈθɒk si/
adjective, Chemistry.
1.
containing the methoxy group.
Also, methoxyl
[muh-thok-sil] /məˈθɒk sɪl/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of methoxy
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900; meth- + oxy-2
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methoxyl in Medicine

methoxyl me·thox·yl (mə-thŏk'səl)
n.
The univalent radical, OCH3.

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