methylcholanthrene

noun
meth·yl·cho·lan·threne | \-kə-ˈlan-ˌthrēn \

Definition of methylcholanthrene 

: a potent carcinogenic hydrocarbon C21H16

First Known Use of methylcholanthrene

1933, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for methylcholanthrene

methyl + cholic acid + anthracene

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methylcholanthrene

noun
meth·yl·cho·lan·threne | \-kə-ˈlan-ˌthrēn \

Medical Definition of methylcholanthrene 

: a potent carcinogenic hydrocarbon C21H16 obtained from certain bile acids and cholesterol as well as synthetically — compare cholanthrene

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