organic chemistry


: a branch of chemistry that is concerned with carbon and especially carbon compounds which are found in living things

Examples of organic chemistry in a Sentence

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“Organic chemistry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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