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demethylate

verb de·meth·yl·ate \(ˈ)dē-ˈme-thə-ˌlāt\

Definition of DEMETHYLATE

transitive verb
:  to remove a methyl group from (a chemical compound)
de·meth·yl·a·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌme-thə-ˈlā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of DEMETHYLATE

1926

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