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dimethyl

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adjective di·meth·yl \ˌdī-ˈme-thəl\

Definition of dimethyl

  1. :  containing two methyl groups in the molecule —often used in combination




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dimethyl

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adjective di·meth·yl \(ˈ)dī-ˈmeth-əl\

Medical Definition of dimethyl

  1. :  containing two methyl groups in a molecule—often used in combination




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