an organic compound that contains one or more benzene or equivalent heterocyclic rings: many such compounds have an agreeable odor.
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Origin of aromatic compound
First recorded in 1865–70
Words nearby aromatic compound
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Medical definitions for aromatic compound
A cyclic compound containing at least one benzene ring and characterized by the presence of alternating double bonds within the ring.
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