methoxy

[ muh-thok-see ]
/ məˈθɒk si /

adjective Chemistry.

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

Origin of methoxy

First recorded in 1895–1900; meth- + oxy-2
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Medicine definitions for methoxyl

methoxyl

[ mə-thŏksəl ]

n.

The univalent radical, OCH3.
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