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One may distinguish between simple and structured statements.
Elementary statements are those, which can not be broken down into smaller pieces – “sub-statements”. These are
Complex statements are
- compound statements (also called sequence) delimited by
- inline assembler blocks delimited by
- branches, and
In contrast to statements, instructions are the building blocks in low-level assembly language.
Empty statements are not statements in a formal sense, since they merely exist to satisfy syntax requirements in a non-superfluous manner.