phenanthrene

noun phen·an·threne \ fə-ˈnan-ˌthrēn \

Definition of phenanthrene

: a crystalline tricyclic aromatic hydrocarbon C14H10 of coal tar isomeric with anthracene

Origin and Etymology of phenanthrene

International Scientific Vocabulary phen- + anthracene


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phenanthrene

noun phen·an·threne \ fə-ˈnan-ˌthrēn \

medical Definition of phenanthrene

: a crystalline aromatic hydrocarbon C14H10 of coal tar isomeric with anthracene

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