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

  • noun A hexagonal ring arrangement found in benzene and other aromatic compounds, consisting of six carbon atoms with alternating single and double bonds between them, and with each carbon atom bonded to a hydrogen atom, or to other atoms or groups of atoms in derivatives of benzene.

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  • noun a closed chain of 6 carbon atoms with hydrogen atoms attached

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