organic compound n.
A compound containing hydrocarbon groups.
Nor can science even tell us when an organic compound becomes alive, or dead.
The mere finding out of percentage composition tells us little or nothing about an organic compound.
Corroded white lead showed considerable action, resulting in the formation of lead linoleate or some other organic compound.
The estimation of the quantity of oxygen in an organic compound has already been described.
The State appeared to him an organic compound that came but slowly to its full splendour.