Definitions for inorganic chemistry
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the branch of chemistry dealing with inorganic compounds.
Origin of inorganic chemistry:
the chemistry of compounds that do not contain hydrocarbon radicals
The chemistry of the elements (including carbon), and those compounds that do not contain carbon.
Inorganic chemistry is the study of the synthesis and behavior of inorganic and organometallic compounds. This field covers all chemical compounds except the myriad organic compounds, which are the subjects of organic chemistry. The distinction between the two disciplines is far from absolute, and there is much overlap, most importantly in the sub-discipline of organometallic chemistry. It has applications in every aspect of the chemical industry–including catalysis, materials science, pigments, surfactants, coatings, medicine, fuel, and agriculture.
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