methylene methylene  /ˈmɛ θɪ ˌlin/


  • (n) the bivalent radical CH2 derived from methane



  1. In 1988 Kemet's consultant found that airborne methylene chloride waste was 30 times as great in Mexico as at its plant in North Carolina.
  2. But the remedy is the same: methylene blue, given intravenously, restores hemoglobin to normal oxygen-bearing function.
  3. The noxious cloud that swept over Institute was not MIC but a combination of methylene chloride and aldicarb oxime.


  • Heavy pollution linked to risk of autism, study shows

    Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health found that diesel, mercury, lead, manganese and methylene chloride in the air significantly increased the risk of having a child with autism.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

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