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inorganic

 [in″or-gan´ik]
1. having no organs.
2. not of organic origin.
3. in chemistry, said of substances not derived from hydrocarbons.

in·or·gan·ic

(in'ōr-gan'ik),
1. Not organic; not formed by living organisms.
2.
3. Not containing carbon.

inorganic

/in·or·gan·ic/ (in″or-gan´ik)
1. having no organs.
2. not of organic origin.

inorganic

[in′ôrgan′ik]
Etymology: L, in, not; Gk, organikos, natural
(in chemistry) pertaining to a chemical compound that is not primarily based on or derived from hydrocarbons.

in·or·gan·ic

(in'ōr-gan'ik)
1. Not organic; not formed by living organisms.
3. Not containing carbon.

inorganic

Of chemical compounds, not having the structure of, or derived from, compounds found in living organisms. Not containing carbon.

in·or·gan·ic

(in'ōr-gan'ik)
1. Not organic; not formed by living organisms.
3. Not containing carbon.

inorganic

1. having no organs.
2. not of organic origin.

inorganic chemistry
that branch of chemistry which deals with inorganic compounds, those not containing carbon and also carbides, oxides of carbon, and carbonates.
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