## anonymous one year ago How did organic compounds get their name? How is the word reltaed to the meaning??

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1. anonymous

carbon.

2. Koikkara

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3. anonymous

Specifically, there must be a carbon bound to a hydrogen in the compound. Carbon dioxide is the only carbon chemical without this feature that is used extensively in organic chemistry.