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organic chemistry

n.
The chemistry of carbon compounds.
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organic chemistry

n
(Chemistry) the branch of chemistry concerned with the compounds of carbon: originally confined to compounds produced by living organisms but now extended to include man-made substances based on carbon, such as plastics. Compare inorganic chemistry
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organ′ic chem′istry


n.
the branch of chemistry dealing with the compounds of carbon.
[1870–75]
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organic chemistry

The branch of chemistry that deals with carbon and carbon compounds.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.organic chemistry - the chemistry of compounds containing carbon (originally defined as the chemistry of substances produced by living organisms but now extended to substances synthesized artificially)organic chemistry - the chemistry of compounds containing carbon (originally defined as the chemistry of substances produced by living organisms but now extended to substances synthesized artificially)
organism, being - a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
biochemistry - the organic chemistry of compounds and processes occurring in organisms; the effort to understand biology within the context of chemistry
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
phytochemistry - the branch of organic chemistry dealing with the chemistry of plants
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Translations
organická chemie
organisk kemi
organische Chemie
orgaaninen kemia
chimie organique
organska kemija
chemia organiczna
química orgânica
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