demethylate

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

Definition of demethylate

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to remove a methyl group from (a chemical compound)

demethylation

play \(ˌ)dē-ˌme-thə-ˈlā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of demethylate

1926


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