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inorganic chemistry Line breaks: in|or¦gan¦ic chem|is¦try

Definition of inorganic chemistry in English:


[mass noun]
The branch of chemistry that deals with inorganic compounds.
Example sentences
  • When Phillips began work in the the early 1800s, organic chemistry hardly existed as a science and his own studies were almost exclusively concerned with inorganic chemistry and mineralogy.
  • In 1907 he joined the Académie des Sciences, and was offered the chair of inorganic chemistry at the University of Paris.
  • The distinction between organic and inorganic chemistry became highly relative, and it has continued to evolve in that direction.
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