methylamine etymology

English word methylamine comes from English amine, English methyl

Detailed word origin of methylamine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
amine English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) A functional group formally derived from ammonia by replacing one, two or three hydrogen atoms with hydrocarbon or other radicals.. (organic chemistry) Any organic compound containing an amine functional group.
methyl English (eng) (organic compound) The univalent hydrocarbon radical, CH3, formally derived from methane by the loss of a hydrogen atom; a compound or part of a compound formed by the attachment of such a radical.
methylamine English (eng) (organic compound) The simplest aliphatic amine, CH3NH2, a toxic gas, having many industrial applications.

Words with the same origin as methylamine

Descendants of amine
Descendants of methyl
DMH biomethane dichlorofluoromethane difluoromethane iodomethane meclonazepam mefenamic meth- methacrylate methacrylic methacryloyl methalox methamine methane methanesulfonamide methanol methene methionic acid methoxyl