Definition of methylolurea
: either of two compounds formed as the first stage in making urea-formaldehyde resins: a : a crystalline compound H2NCONHCH2OH obtainable from one mole each of urea and formaldehyde and used especially for impregnating wood with which it forms hard resins —called also monomethylolurea b : dimethylolurea
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Origin and Etymology of methylolurea
methylol + urea
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