methyl bromide

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meth·yl bro·mide

Used in ionization chambers; for degreasing wool; extracting oils from nuts, seeds, flowers; used as a fumigant insecticide for mills, warehouses, vaults, ships, freight cars; also as a soil fumigant.

methyl bromide

An insecticide and rodenticide, which is a volatile fumigant three times denser than air and absorbed through skin, producing narcosis, pulmonary oedema, renal tubule damage, jacksonian convulsions, CNS depression, and peripheral neuropathy; permanent neurologic sequelae may follow prolonged exposure.

methyl bromide

Toxicology An insecticide and rodenticide, which is a volatile fumigant 3-fold denser than air and absorbed through skin, producing narcosis, pulmonary edema, renal tubule damage, jacksonian convulsions, CNS depression, peripheral neuropathy; permanent neurologic sequelae may follow prolonged exposure

methyl

the monovalent radical, −CH3.

methyl alcohol
see methyl alcohol.
methyl bromide
a soil and grain fumigant. Poisoning by this compound causes incoordination and somnolence. Called also bromoethane.
methyl carbamate
methyl demeton
an organophosphorus insecticide. Called also methyl systox, oxydemeton-methyl.
methyl harmane (3-methyl)
carboline toxin found in plants.
methyl hydroxybenzoate
methyl p-hydroxybenzoate
a sex pheromone in the vaginal secretions of the bitch in estrus; it stimulates mounting behavior in dogs.
methyl orange
an orange-yellow aniline dye, used as an indicator with a pH range of 3.2-4.4 and a color change from pink to yellow.
methyl parathion
a very toxic organophosphorus insecticide.
methyl red test
a biochemical test for identification of enterobacteria.
methyl salicylate
a natural or synthetic wintergreen oil, used as a topical analgesic and as a clearing agent when mounting parasites. Called also oil of sweet birch.
methyl systox
see methyl demeton (above).