benzanthracene


benz·an·thra·cene

noun \ben-ˈzan(t)-thrə-ˌsēn\

Definition of BENZANTHRACENE

:  a crystalline carcinogenic cyclic hydrocarbon C18H12 that is found in small amounts in coal tar

Origin of BENZANTHRACENE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1932

benz·an·thra·cene

noun \ben-ˈzan(t)-thrə-ˌsēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BENZANTHRACENE

: a crystalline feebly carcinogenic cyclic hydrocarbon C18H12 that is found in small amounts in coal tar

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