anthracene

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noun an·thra·cene \ˈan(t)-thrə-ˌsēn\

Definition of anthracene

  1. :  a crystalline tricyclic aromatic hydrocarbon C14H10 obtained from coal-tar distillation

First Known Use of anthracene

1863


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anthracene

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noun an·thra·cene \ˈan(t)-thrə-ˌsēn\

Medical Definition of anthracene

  1. :  a crystalline cyclic hydrocarbon C14H10 obtained from coal-tar distillation


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