Meaning of methyl

meth•yl

Pronunciation: (meth'ul), [key]
— adj. Chem.
  1. containing the methyl group.

methyl-

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