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noun
the branch of chemistry dealing with inorganic compounds.

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Origin of inorganic chemistry

First recorded in 1840–50
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British Dictionary definitions for inorganic chemistry

inorganic chemistry

noun
the branch of chemistry concerned with the elements and all their compounds except those containing carbon. Some simple carbon compounds, such as oxides, carbonates, etc, are treated as inorganicCompare organic chemistry
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Medical definitions for inorganic chemistry

inorganic chemistry

n.
The chemistry of compounds not containing carbon.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Scientific definitions for inorganic chemistry

inorganic chemistry

The branch of chemistry that deals with inorganic compounds.
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Cultural definitions for inorganic chemistry

inorganic chemistry

The branch of chemistry that deals with inorganic molecules.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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