Definition of organic chemistry in English:

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organic chemistry

Pronunciation: /ôrˈɡanik ˈkeməstrē/

noun

The chemistry of carbon compounds (other than simple salts such as carbonates, oxides, and carbides).
Example sentences
  • The fellowships are awarded in synthetic organic chemistry and computational chemistry.
  • The field of environmental chemistry calls on organic chemistry, biochemistry and a heck of a lot of biology.
  • Dehydration, in the sense of formation of a water molecule through chemical reaction, is an important part of organic chemistry and biochemistry.

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Syllabification: or·gan·ic chem·is·try

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