alkoxy


alk·oxy

adjective \ˈal-ˌkäk-sē\

Definition of ALKOXY

:  of, relating to, or containing a monovalent radical RO− composed of an alkyl group united with oxygen —often used in combination

Origin of ALKOXY

International Scientific Vocabulary alkyl + oxygen
First Known Use: circa 1925

alk·oxy

adjective \ˈal-ˌkäk-sē\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ALKOXY

: of, relating to, or containing a monovalent radical composed of an alkyl group united with oxygen

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