organosilicon

adjective
or·​gano·​silicon | \ ¦ȯ(r)gə(ˌ)nō, ȯ(r)¦ganō+ \

Definition of organosilicon

: of, relating to, or constituting an organic compound of silicon especially when the silicon is attached directly to carbon (as in silicones)

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organ- + silicon

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“Organosilicon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/organosilicon. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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