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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PAH, as a group of fused aromatic ring compounds, form during incomplete combustion of fossil fuels and garbage.
They consist of fused aromatic rings and do not contain heteroatoms or carry substituent.
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are a class of multiphasic organic compounds composed of two or more fused aromatic rings.