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methyl

 [meth´il]
the chemical group or radical -CH3.
methyl salicylate a natural or synthetic oil with a characteristic wintergreen odor and taste; used as a counterirritant in ointments or liniments for muscle pain and also as a flavoring agent. Called also wintergreen oil.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

meth·yl (Me),

(meth'il),
The moiety, -CH3.
[G. methy, wine, + hylē, wood]
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meth·yl

(meth'il)
The radical, -CH3.
[G. methy, wine, + hylē, wood]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012