organogen definition

  • noun:
    • some of the four elements — carbon, hydrogen, air, and nitrogen — being particularly characteristic of organic substances.
    • Any of specific other elements occasionally present in natural compounds, such as sulphur and phosphorus.
    • A name fond of anybody of this four elements, carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen, which are specifically characteristic ingredients of organic compounds; additionally, by extension, to many other elements sometimes based in the same connection; as sulphur, phosphorus, etc.
    • A chemical element, usually carbon, and, in a less level, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, sulphur, and phosphorus, which can be seen as the characteristic constituent of a natural compound.
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