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Molecules with Strange Names

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Urea is an organic molecule that is also know as diaminomethanal or carbamide.

Urea is an organic molecule that is also know as diaminomethanal or carbamide. It was the first organic molecule to be artificially synthesized.

Ben Mills

Here's a collection of molecules that have strange or silly names. Some of the names are only amusing if you mis-pronounce them. There are lots of molecules with weird names, and more being discovered and named all of the time, so this list will grow and grow! Click on the name of the molecule to see its structure and learn more about it.

 

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