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or·gan·ic com·pound

a compound composed of atoms (some of which are carbon) held together by covalent (shared electron) bonds. Compare: inorganic compound.

or·gan·ic com·pound

(ōr-gan'ik kom'pownd)
A compound composed of atoms (some of which are carbon) held together by covalent (shared electron) bonds.
Compare: inorganic compound

organic compound

A compound containing carbon. Such compounds include carbohydrates, proteins, and fats.
See also: compound
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Tree resins are highly complex organic substances that include compounds called terpenes.
At the temperature 350-400 [degrees]C the organic substance of kukersite is converted into semiliquid state, called thermobitumen.
The purpose of this paper is to document the concentrations of mineral and organic substances in the milk of domesticated taiga moose during lactation.
At the same time, as it is a nutrient-poor organic substance, its application did not result in a significant increase in the yield of field crops, either.
Plant utilizes sunlight by photosynthesis and the plant body which is organic substance is mainly produced from carbon dioxide and water.
During this period had a solids content of 27%, an organic substance accounting for 50% ds, 3.
Material must not contain any material or organic substances in quantities capable of producing deleterious or injurious effects on the health of those consuming water.
It is interesting to note that the list of substances contains 7 heavy metals (entries 1-7) and 15 organic substances, including 5 phthalates (entries 8, 9 and12-14), formaldehyde, primary aromatic amines and vinyl chloride.
The Hohenstein Institute's test system assesses the degradation of organic substances by microorganisms, water and oxygen in realistic conditions in the soil.
The technology efficiently removes persistent organic substances in wastewater by using hydroxyl (OH) radicals generated through an electric discharge created at a gas/liquid interface.
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