organosilicon

[awr-guh-noh-sil-i-kuh n, -kon, awr-gan-oh-]

adjective Chemistry.

pertaining to or noting an organic compound containing silicon, especially where attached directly to a carbon atom.

Origin of organosilicon

First recorded in 1940–45; organo- + silicon
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