What does organic compound mean?

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  1. organic compound(noun)

    any compound of carbon and another element or a radical


  1. organic compound(Noun)

    Any compound containing carbon atoms covalently bound to other atoms.


  1. Organic compound

    An organic compound is any member of a large class of gaseous, liquid, or solid chemical compounds whose molecules contain carbon. For historical reasons discussed below, a few types of carbon-containing compounds such as carbides, carbonates, simple oxides of carbon, and cyanides, as well as the allotropes of carbon such as diamond and graphite, are considered inorganic. The distinction between "organic" and "inorganic" carbon compounds, while "useful in organizing the vast subject of chemistry... is somewhat arbitrary". Organic chemistry is the science concerned with all aspects of organic compounds. Organic synthesis is the methodology of their preparation.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of organic compound in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of organic compound in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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