Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A compound containing benzene or another aromatic hydrocarbon, or a univalent group derived from such a compound by removal of a hydrogen atom attached to the aromatic ring.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A name introduced by Vorländer to designate a radical derived from an aromatic hydrocarbon, as phenyl, C6H5, tolyl, C7H7.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun organic chemistry Any univalent organic radical derived from an aromatic hydrocarbon by removing a hydrogen atom.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[ar(omatic) + –yl.]

Examples

  • In 1979 a new receptor was discovered, called the aryl hydrocarbon receptor, which binds specifically with dioxin and PCB.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • In 1979 a new receptor was discovered, called the aryl hydrocarbon receptor, which binds specifically with dioxin and PCB.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • It is the chemical that gets into the body via smoke but then is converted by enzymes called aryl hydrocarbon hydroxylases into a more potent chemical that is the epoxide of BP.

    The New Super-Nutrition

  • It is the chemical that gets into the body via smoke but then is converted by enzymes called aryl hydrocarbon hydroxylases into a more potent chemical that is the epoxide of BP.

    The New Super-Nutrition

  • The aryl hydrocarbon receptor is found in almost every tissue of the body and it is found far down the evolutionary chain, even in fish.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • The aryl hydrocarbon receptor is found in almost every tissue of the body and it is found far down the evolutionary chain, even in fish.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Dioxin and PCB bind very tightly with the aryl hydrocarbon receptor and keep it turned on for way too long.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Dioxin and PCB bind very tightly with the aryl hydrocarbon receptor and keep it turned on for way too long.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • AZO COMPOUNDS, organic substances of the type R·N: N·R '(where R = an aryl radical and R' = a substituted alkyl, or aryl radical).

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 "Austria, Lower" to "Bacon"

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