organosiloxane

[ awr-guh-noh-si-lok-seyn, awr-gan-oh- ]
/ ˌɔr gə noʊ sɪˈlɒk seɪn, ɔrˌgæn oʊ- /

adjective Chemistry.

a siloxane containing an organic group.

Nearby words

  1. organomercurial,
  2. organometallic,
  3. organon,
  4. organophosphate,
  5. organosilicon,
  6. organotherapy,
  7. organotin,
  8. organotrophic,
  9. organotropism,
  10. organum

Origin of organosiloxane

First recorded in 1945–50; organo- + siloxane

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