transmethylation

noun
trans·​meth·​yl·​a·​tion | \ -ˌmeth-ə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce transmethylation (audio) \

Medical Definition of transmethylation

: a chemical reaction in which a methyl group is transferred from one compound to another

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“Transmethylation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/transmethylation. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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