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aromatic

Chemistry (of an organic compound) having an unsaturated ring containing alternating double and single bonds, esp containing a benzene ring; exhibiting aromaticity
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aromatic

[¦ar·ə¦mad·ik]
(organic chemistry)
Pertaining to or characterized by the presence of at least one benzene ring.
Describing those compounds having physical and chemical properties resembling those of benzene.
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