- containing the methoxy group.
Also meth·ox·yl [muh-thok-sil] /məˈθɒk sɪl/.
Origin of methoxy
- a combining form occurring in the names of chemical compounds in which the methoxy group is present: methoxychlor.
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- Containing the radical group, CH3O:methoxyflurane.
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