inorganic compound


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in·or·gan·ic com·pound

a compound in which the atoms or radicals consist of elements other than carbon and are typically held together by electrostatic forces rather than by covalent bonds; often are capable of dissociation into ions in polar solvents (for example, H2O). Compare: organic compound.

in·or·gan·ic com·pound

(in'ōr-gan'ik kom'pownd)
A compound in which the atoms or radicals consist of elements other than carbon and are typically held together by electrostatic forces rather than by covalent bonds; often are capable of dissociation into ions in polar solvents (e.g., H2O).
Compare: organic compound

inorganic compound

Any of numerous compounds that, in general, contain no carbon.
See also: compound

in·or·gan·ic com·pound

(in'ōr-gan'ik kom'pownd)
A compound in which the atoms or radicals consist of elements other than carbon.
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