[meth-ok-sahyd, -sid] /mɛθˈɒk saɪd, -sɪd/
a saltlike compound in which the hydrogen atom in the hydroxyl group of methanol has been replaced by a metal atom, usually an alkali metal atom as in sodium methoxide, NaOCH3 Also called methylate
[me-thok-suh-luh n] /mɛˈθɒk sə lən/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a potent compound, C 1 2 H 8 O 4 , derived from the seeds of the plant Ammi majus: used in combination with certain ultraviolet radiation for the treatment of severe psoriasis.
[muh-thok-see] /məˈθɒk si/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. containing the methoxy group. 1. a combining form occurring in the names of chemical compounds in which the methoxy group is present: methoxychlor. methoxy- pref. Containing the radical group, CH3O: methoxyflurane.
[muh-thok-see-ben-zeen, -ben-zeen] /məˌθɒk siˈbɛn zin, -bɛnˈzin/ noun, Chemistry. 1. .
[muh-thok-si-klawr, -klohr] /məˈθɒk sɪˌklɔr, -ˌkloʊr/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, C 1 6 H 1 5 Cl 3 O 2 , used as an insecticide.