-a·​cene | \ əˌsēn\
plural -s

Definition of -acene

: aromatic polycyclic hydrocarbon containing three or more fused benzene rings in straight linear sequence naphthacene

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History and Etymology for -acene

International Scientific Vocabulary, from anthracene

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“-acene.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-acene. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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