benzanthracene

noun benz·an·thra·cene \ ben-ˈzan(t)-thrə-ˌsēn \

Definition of benzanthracene

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

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benzanthracene

noun benz·an·thra·cene \ ben-ˈzan(t)-thrə-ˌsēn \

medical Definition of benzanthracene

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

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