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inorganic

1. not having the structure or characteristics of living organisms; not organic
2. relating to or denoting chemical compounds that do not contain carbon

inorganic

[¦in·ȯr¦gan·ik]
(inorganic chemistry)
Pertaining to or composed of chemical compounds that do not contain carbon as the principal element (excepting carbonates, cyanides, and cyanates), that is, matter other than plant or animal.
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Therefore, the CONTAM Panel identified the estimated dietary exposures to inorganic arsenic within the range of the BMDL10 for average and high consumers in Europe (including children under three) to be about 2 to 3-fold that of adults.
About Inorganic Ventures Inorganic Ventures is based in Christiansburg, Virginia.
Plant Height: Average maize plant height at 8 WAP was highest with either sole inorganic fertilizer or a complementary application of organic and inorganic fertilizers.
According to Knobloch, inorganic binders are sensitive to moisture, and the cores must be kept in a controlled environment to maintain their integrity.
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and his colleagues at Seoul National University, the study also suggested that dietary regulation of inorganic phosphates might play an important role in lung cancer treatment.
Not surprisingly, inorganic pigments will be the slowest growing segment through 2011, for the reasons stated.
Until now, fuel cells have commonly used large organic cations, but simple mixtures of inorganic salts are also liquid at low temperatures, and are highly conducting.
Organic pigments and polymer-soluble dyes include yellows and reds with sufficient heat stability to substitute for inorganic pigments.
Molecular structures between the inorganic and organic regions were probed using [.
The company has developed Japan's first sludge processing method by which to sort out efficiently impure substances including pulp shot-fibers and ink chemicals to produce inorganic chemicals in fine grain forms, while ensuring whiteness comparable to conventional clay-based inorganic additives.
Now, researchers describe a solar cell made of thin films of inorganic nanocrystals that have several of the advantages of plastic but avoid some of its shortcomings.