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Meaning of methoxy

me•thox•y

Pronunciation: (mu-thok'sē), [key]
— adj. Chem.
  1. containing the methoxy group.

methoxy-

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a combining form occurring in the names of chemical compounds in which the methoxy group is present: methoxychlor.
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