HyperDic: organic_compound

English > 1 sense of the expression organic compound:
NOUNsubstanceorganic compoundany compound of carbon and another element or a radical
English > organic compound: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny compound of carbon and another element or a radical.
NarroweracetalAny organic compound formed by adding alcohol molecules to aldehyde molecules
acyl anhydrides, acid anhydridesorganic compounds that react with water to form an acid
acyl halide, acid halideorganic compounds containing the group -COX where X is a halogen atom
aldehydeAny of a class of highly reactive chemical compounds
aldol, aldehyde-alcoholAn oily colorless liquid / liquid obtained by the condensation of two molecules of acetaldehyde
aliphatic compoundorganic compound that is an alkane or alkene or alkyne or their derivative
alkaloidNatural bases containing nitrogen found in plants
alkyl halide, haloalkaneorganic compound in which halogen atoms have been substituted for hydrogen atoms in an alkane
alkylbenzeneorganic compound that has an alkyl group bound to a benzene ring
amideAny organic compound containing the group -CONH2
amino acid, aminoalkanoic acidorganic compounds containing an amino group and a carboxylic acid group
cacodyl, tetramethyldiarsineA poisonous oily liquid / liquid with a garlicky odor composed of 2 cacodyl groups
creosoteA colorless or yellowish oily liquid / liquid obtained by distillation of wood tar
creosote, coal-tar creosoteA dark oily liquid / liquid obtained by distillation of coal tar
cyanohydrinAny organic compound in which the cyano radical -CN and the hydroxyl radical -OH are attached to the same carbon atom
diamineAny organic compound containing two amino groups
enolAn organic compound that contains a hydroxyl group bonded to a carbon atom which in turn is doubly bonded to another carbon atom
esterformed by reaction between an acid and an alcohol with elimination of water
etherAny of a class of organic compounds that have two hydrocarbon groups linked by an oxygen atom
furan, furane, furfuranA colorless toxic flammable liquid / liquid used in the synthesis of nylon
glycosideA group of compounds derived from monosaccharides
halocarbonOne of various compounds of carbon and any of the halogens
halonA compound in which the hydrogen atoms of a hydrocarbon have been replaced by bromine and other halogen atoms
hemiacetalAn organic compound usually formed as an intermediate product in the preparation of acetals from aldehydes or ketones
hemolysin, haemolysin, erythrolysin, erythrocytolysinAny substance that can cause lysis (destruction) of erythrocytes (red blood cells) and the release of their hemoglobin
humic substanceAn organic residue of decaying organic matter
hydrocarbonAn organic compound containing only carbon and hydrogen
imideAny of a class of organic compounds that contain the divalent radical -CONHCO-
ketoneAny of a class of organic compounds having a carbonyl group linked to a carbon atom in each of two hydrocarbon radicals
macromolecule, supermoleculeAny very large complex molecule
neurochemicalAny organic substance that occurs in neural activity
nitrile, nitril, cyanideAny of a class of organic compounds containing the cyano radical -CN
nitrobenzeneA poisonous oily water-soluble liquid / liquid used as a solvent and in the manufacture of aniline
nonsteroid, nonsteroidalAn organic compound that does no contain a steroid
oximeAny compound containing the group -C=NOH
peptoneAny of various water-soluble compounds that form by hydrolysis in the digestion of proteins to amino acids
petrochemicalAny compound obtained from petroleum or natural gas
phenolAny of a class of weakly acidic organic compounds
phosphocreatine, creatine phosphate, creatine phosphoric acidAn organic compound of creatine and phosphoric acid
proenzyme, zymogenAny of a group of compounds that are inactive precursors of enzymes and require some change (such as the hydrolysis of a fragment that masks an active enzyme) to become active
propylthiouracilA crystalline compound used as an antithyroid drug in the treatment of goiter
pyrimidineA heterocyclic organic compound with a penetrating odor
quassiaA bitter compound used as an insecticide and tonic and vermifuge
quaternary ammonium compoundA compound derived from ammonium with hydrogen atoms replaced by organic groups
rennetA substance that curdles milk in making cheese and junket
resin, rosinAny of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules
steroidAny of several fat-soluble organic compounds having as a basis 17 carbon atoms in four rings
thiazineA compound made up of a ring of four carbon atoms and one sulfur atom and one nitrogen atom
thiouracildepresses the function of the thyroid gland
urea, carbamideThe chief solid component of mammalian urine
xanthinecrystalline oxidation product of the metabolism of nucleoproteins
Broadercompound, chemical compound(chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
Spanishcompuesto orgánico
Catalancompost orgànic

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