Definition of heteroaromatic in English:

heteroaromatic

adjective

Chemistry
  • Denoting an organic compound with a ring structure which is both heterocyclic and aromatic.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Working on synthesis of new amphiphiles for LB applications, the authors obtained three homologous series of heteroaromatic sulfonamides, shown below’
    • ‘Aromatic and heteroaromatic rings are the heart of pharmaceutical design.’
    • ‘In fact, I find it even more exciting than the Science paper because these guys are making some pretty nice heteroaromatic systems that would make any pharma medchem person wet his pants.’

Pronunciation

heteroaromatic

/ˌhedərōˌerəˈmadik/