|Compare inorganic chemistry the branch of chemistry concerned with the compounds of carbon: originally confined to compounds produced by living organisms but now extended to include man-made substances based on carbon, such as plastics|
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organic chemistry n.
The chemistry of compounds containing carbon.
The branch of chemistry that deals with carbon and organic compounds, especially hydrocarbons.