dibenzanthracene

noun
di·​benz·​an·​thra·​cene
variants: or 1,2:5,6-dibenzanthracene \ (ˌwən-​ˌtü-​ˌfīv-​ˌsiks-​)dī-​ˌben-​ˈzan(t)-​thrə-​ˌsēn \

Medical Definition of dibenzanthracene

: an orange-brown crystalline actively carcinogenic cyclic hydrocarbon C22H14 found in trace amounts in coal tar

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