organic chemistry definition

  • noun:
    • The chemistry of carbon substances.
    • The biochemistry of carbon-containing substances, specially those who happen naturally in residing organisms.
    • that which treats associated with substances which form the structure of organized beings and their products or services, whether animal or veggie; -- called in addition chemistry for the carbon compounds. There is no fundamental difference between organic and inorganic biochemistry.
    • the biochemistry of compounds containing carbon (originally understood to be the chemistry of substances from living organisms but now extended to substances synthesized artificially)
  • adjective:
    • See under Chemistry.

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