methyl sulfate


noun Chemistry.

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Origin of methyl sulfate

First recorded in 1930–35

Definition for methylsulfate (2 of 2)

dimethyl sulfate

or methyl sulfate


noun Chemistry.

a colorless or yellow, slightly water-soluble, poisonous liquid, (CH3)2SO2, used chiefly in organic synthesis.
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Medical definitions for methylsulfate

methylsulfate
[ mĕth′əl-sŭlfāt′ ]

n.

A colorless, oily, carcinogenic liquid used as a methylating agent.
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