inorganic chemistry

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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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