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- Historically, chemicals that could not be derived from living processes. In modern usage, chemicals that do not contain carbon, although carbonates and a few other simple carbon compounds are generally regarded as inorganic.
UN Food and Agriculture Organization - Cite This Source - This Definition
- aerobic respiration, autotroph, biotin, heterotroph, mineralization, net photosynthesis, opine, parahormone, photosynthesis, photosynthetic, ribulose
- Combination of two or more elements other than those used to form organic compounds. See organic compound.
EPA - Cite This Source - This Definition
- Atoms, Black Carbon, Chemical reaction, Compound, element, Light-duty vehicles, molecule, Non-Methane Volatile Organic Compounds (NMVOCs), Organic compound, Oxidize, Volatile organic compounds (VOCs)