organosilicon

adjective

or·​gano·​silicon
¦ȯ(r)gə(ˌ)nō,
ȯ(r)¦ganō+
: of, relating to, or constituting an organic compound of silicon especially when the silicon is attached directly to carbon (as in silicones)

Word History

Etymology

organ- + silicon

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“Organosilicon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/organosilicon. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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