demethylate

verb
de·​meth·​yl·​ate | \ (ˈ)dē-ˈme-thə-ˌlāt How to pronounce demethylate (audio) \
demethylated; demethylating; demethylates

Definition of demethylate

transitive verb

: to remove a methyl group from (a chemical compound)

Other Words from demethylate

demethylation \ (ˌ)dē-​ˌme-​thə-​ˈlā-​shən How to pronounce demethylation (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of demethylate

1926, in the meaning defined above

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