polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon

noun

Definition of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon

:any of a class of hydrocarbon molecules that have multiple carbon rings, and that include carcinogenic substances and environmental pollutants abbreviation PAH

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First Known Use of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon

1951


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polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon

noun

medical Definition of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon

:any of a class of hydrocarbon molecules with multiple carbon rings that include numerous carcinogenic substances and environmental pollutants called also PAH, polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbon

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