organic chemistry

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organic chemistry (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry) The chemistry of carbon-containing compounds, especially those that occur naturally in living organisms.

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Compounds such as the carbonates are also included in inorganic chemistry. Gray areas include silicones and carboranes.

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