fused aromatic ring

fused aromatic ring

[¦fyüzd ar·ə¦mad·ik ′riŋ]
(organic chemistry)
A molecular structure in which two or more aromatic rings have two carbon atoms in common.
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Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are a class of multiphasic organic compounds composed of two or more fused aromatic rings.
They consist of fused aromatic rings and do not contain heteroatoms or carry substituent.
PAH is a class of structurally similar chemical compounds characterized by the presence of fused aromatic rings (Table 1).