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methoxy

[ muh-thok-see ]
/ məˈθɒk si /
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adjective Chemistry.
containing the methoxy group.
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Also meth·ox·yl [muh-thok-sil]. /məˈθɒk sɪl/.

Origin of methoxy

First recorded in 1895–1900; meth- + oxy-2

Other definitions for methoxy (2 of 2)

methoxy-

a combining form occurring in the names of chemical compounds in which the methoxy group is present: methoxychlor.
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Medical definitions for methoxy

methoxy-

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Containing the radical group, CH3O:methoxyflurane.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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