organosilicon

organosilicon

[awr-guh-noh-sil-i-kuhn, -kon, awr-gan-oh-]
adjective Chemistry.
pertaining to or noting an organic compound containing silicon, especially where attached directly to a carbon atom.

Origin:
1940–45; organo- + silicon

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