Medical Dictionary

benzene ring


Medical Definition of BENZENE RING

:  a plane symmetrical ring of six carbon atoms which is characteristic of benzene and related aromatic compounds and in which the electrons forming three conjugated double bonds are distributed over the entire ring

Illustration of BENZENE RING


How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears