Definition of organometallic in English:


Line breaks: or¦gano|met¦al|lic
Pronunciation: /ɔːˌganəʊmɪˈtalɪk


  • (Of a compound) containing a metal atom bonded to an organic group or groups.
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    • An organometallic compound is an organic compound in which a metal atom is attached directly to a carbon, with the exclusion of metallic salts of organic acids.
    • Metal carbonyls are organometallic compounds where one or more of the metal ligands are carbon monoxide.
    • Ziegler was researching organometallic compounds (carbon compounds that contain metals) and their effects on polymerization reaction.

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