[awr-guh-noh-muh-tal-ik, awr-gan-oh‐]

Origin of organometallic

First recorded in 1850–55; organo- + metallic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for organometallic


  1. of, concerned with, or being an organic compound with one or more metal atoms in its moleculesan organometallic compound
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organometallic in Medicine


  1. 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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