inorganic chemistry

Origin of inorganic chemistry

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

inorganic chemistry

noun
  1. 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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inorganic chemistry in Medicine

inorganic chemistry

n.
  1. The chemistry of compounds not containing carbon.
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inorganic chemistry in Science

inorganic chemistry

  1. The branch of chemistry that deals with inorganic compounds.
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inorganic chemistry in Culture

inorganic chemistry

The branch of chemistry that deals with inorganic molecules.

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