methyl group


noun Chemistry.

the univalent group CH3−, derived from methane.

Nearby words

  1. methyl chloroform,
  2. methyl chloroformate,
  3. methyl ethyl ketone,
  4. methyl formate,
  5. methyl green,
  6. methyl isobutyl ketone,
  7. methyl isocyanate,
  8. methyl lactate,
  9. methyl methacrylate,
  10. methyl oleate

Also called methyl radical.

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