- pertaining to or noting an organic compound containing a metal or a metalloid linked to carbon.
Origin of organometallic
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- of, concerned with, or being an organic compound with one or more metal atoms in its moleculesan organometallic compound
- 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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