methyl sulfate

noun Chemistry.

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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for methylsulfate

[ mĕth′əl-sŭlfāt′ ]


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