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Inorganic

Definition

adjective

(1) Of or pertaining to substances that are not of organic origin.

(2) Relating to a substance that does not contain carbon.

(3) Of mineral, rather than of biological, origin.


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Word origin: in- + organic.
Related forms: inorganically (adverb)

Compare: organic

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