aromatize

(redirected from aromatisation)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to aromatisation: CYP19A1

aro·ma·tize

(ă-rō'mă-tīz)
To convert a nonaromatic compound to an aromatic compound.
Synonym(s): aromatise.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
Instead, the distribution may result from euxinic environment or aromatisation of carotenoid [beta]-carotene [44].
The main source of oestrogens would be the peripheral aromatisation of androgens into oestrone, which is a weak oestrogen compared with ovarian-derived oestradiol.
Aromatase and 17-beta-hydroxysteroid activities are increased in the fat cells and peripheral aromatisation increases with body weight.
This work demonstrated that during the first two years, an increase in aromatisation was observed.