methoxy group


noun Chemistry.

the univalent group CH3O−.

Nearby words

  1. methotrexate,
  2. methought,
  3. methoxide,
  4. methoxsalen,
  5. methoxy,
  6. methoxy-,
  7. methoxybenzene,
  8. methoxychlor,
  9. methoxyflurane,
  10. methoxyl

Origin of methoxy group

First recorded in 1895–1900

Also called methoxy radical.

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