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The study of carbon-containing compounds, particularly where carbon is bonded to non-carbon atoms that are in addition to especially oxygen.
For further consideration of just what is studied within the context of organic chemistry, see organic and organic compound.
Terms from organic chemistry include:
Alcohol, Aldehyde, Amino group, Carbonyl group, Carboxyl group, Enantiomer, Ethanol, Functional group, Geometric isomer, Hydrocarbon, Hydrophilic functional groups, Hydroxyl group, Ketone, Methanol, Organic, Organic chemistry, Organic compound, Phosphate group, Reduced organic compound, Structural isomer, Sulfhydryl group
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