[meth-uh l-ahy-soh-byoot-n-il, meth-] /ˈmɛθ əlˌaɪ soʊˈbyut n ɪl, ˌmɛθ-/
noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, slightly water-soluble, flammable liquid, C 6 H 1 2 O, having a pleasant odor: used as a solvent for nitrocellulose, gums, resins, fats, waxes, and oils. /ˌaɪsəʊˈbjuːtaɪl; -tɪl/ noun 1. a colourless insoluble liquid ketone used as a solvent for organic compounds, esp nitrocellulose; 4-methylpentan-2-one. Formula: (CH3)2CHCH2COCH3 Also called hexone
noun 1. Chemistry. a highly toxic, flammable, colorless liquid, CH 3 NCO, used as an intermediate in the manufacture of pesticides: in 1984, the accidental release of a cloud of this gas in Bhopal, India, killed more than 1700 people and injured over 200,000.
- Methylmalonic aciduria
methylmalonic aciduria meth·yl·ma·lo·nic aciduria (měth’əl-mə-lō’nĭk, -lŏn’ik) n. A metabolic disorder resulting from an enzyme deficiency and characterized by the presence of excessive amounts of methylmalonic acid in the urine; it can be congenital or acquired because of a vitamin B12 deficiency.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless liquid, C 4 H 8 O 3 , soluble with water and most organic liquids: used chiefly as a solvent for cellulose acetate.