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[muh-thok-see] /məˈθɒk si/

adjective, Chemistry.
containing the methoxy group.
a combining form occurring in the names of chemical compounds in which the methoxy group is present:

methoxy- pref.
Containing the radical group, CH3O: methoxyflurane.


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