Definitions for "Methyl group"
A chemical substituent composed of one carbon and three hydrogen atoms (CH(3)).
a cluster of carbon and hydrogen atoms, while a carboxyl group consists of carbon and hydrogen plus oxygen atoms
a small, simple chemical fragment consisting of one carbon molecule and three hydrogen molecules
the univalent radical CH3- derived from methane
has the formula CH3
In chemistry, a methyl group is a hydrophobic alkyl functional group derived from methane (4). It has the formula -3 and is very often abbreviated -Me.