organosilicon

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

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

Origin of organosilicon

1
First recorded in 1940–45; organo- + silicon

Words Nearby organosilicon

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