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Organic compounds constitute a large class of chemical compounds characterized by the presence of carbon atoms as essential and main components of them. The exceptions include carbides, cyanides, and carbonates. Organic compounds are copiously used in our daily life, ranging from the food and drinks we take to the air we breathe. Let us now look closely at how organic compounds are being utilized in their various forms and have become an essential to our…

In its most archetypical definition, compounds having carbon atom as their central element or backbone in association with various other non-metal elements are known as organic compounds. The carbon atoms are linked with other atoms through covalent bonds and most common elements forming associations with carbon backbone include hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen. There are few exceptions of carbon-containing compounds which are not classified in the category of organic compounds. These examples of these include cyanides…