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heteroaromatic

Syllabification: het·er·o·ar·o·mat·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌhedərōˌerəˈmadik
 
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Definition of heteroaromatic in English:

adjective

Chemistry
Denoting an organic compound with a ring structure that is both heterocyclic and aromatic.
Example sentences
  • Yeast OYE forms charge transfer complexes with a variety of aromatic and heteroaromatic compounds carrying an ionizable hydroxyl group.
  • Measurements of optical third-harmonic generation have been made on novel heteroaromatic conjugated polymer thin films.
  • Aromatic and heteroaromatic rings are the heart of pharmaceutical design.

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