[in-awr-gan-ik] /ˌɪn ɔrˈgæn ɪk/ adjective 1. not having the structure or organization characteristic of living bodies. 2. not characterized by vital processes. 3. Chemistry. noting or pertaining to compounds that are not hydrocarbons or their derivatives. Compare (def 1). 4. not fundamental or related; extraneous. /ˌɪnɔːˈɡænɪk/ adjective 1. not having the structure or characteristics of […]
- Inorganic acid
inorganic acid n. Any of various acids that do not contain carbon atoms.
noun 1. the branch of chemistry dealing with inorganic compounds. noun 1. the branch of chemistry concerned with the elements and all their compounds except those containing carbon. Some simple carbon compounds, such as oxides, carbonates, etc, are treated as inorganic Compare organic chemistry inorganic chemistry n. The chemistry of compounds not containing carbon. inorganic […]
- Inorganic compound
inorganic compound n. A compound that does not contain hydrocarbon groups.