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the science that treats of the elements and atomic relations of matter, and of the various compounds of the elements.
colloid chemistry chemistry dealing with the nature and composition of colloids.
inorganic chemistry the branch of chemistry dealing with compounds that do not contain carbon-carbon bonds (inorganic compounds).
organic chemistry the branch of chemistry dealing with organic compounds, those characterized by carbon-carbon bonds, i.e., all compounds containing carbon except oxides of carbon, carbides, and carbonates.
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in·or·gan·ic chem·is·try

the science concerned with compounds not involving carbon-containing molecules.
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in·or·gan·ic che·mis·try

(in'ōr-gan'ik kem'is-trē)
The science concerned with compounds not involving carbon-containing molecules.
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The fully searchable journals now available in the ChemWeb Library are Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry Communications, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, The Journal of Chromatography A, and The Journal of Chromatography B.
Research Institute of Chemistry in various disciplines of sciences, including Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Bio-Organic Chemistry, Pharmacology, and Molecular Medicine.