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organometallic

[ awr-guh-noh-muh-tal-ik, awr-gan-oh‐ ]
/ ˌɔr gə noʊ məˈtæl ɪk, ɔrˌgæn oʊ‐ /
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adjective

pertaining to or noting an organic compound containing a metal or a metalloid linked to carbon.

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Origin of organometallic

First recorded in 1850–55; organo- + metallic
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British Dictionary definitions for organometallic

organometallic
/ (ɔːˌɡænəʊmɪˈtælɪk) /

adjective

of, concerned with, or being an organic compound with one or more metal atoms in its moleculesan organometallic compound
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Medical definitions for organometallic

organometallic
[ ôr′găn′ō-mə-tălĭk ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or constituting an organic compound containing a metal, especially one in which a metal atom is bonded directly to a carbon atom.
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