dimethylbenzanthracene

noun
di·​meth·​yl·​benz·​an·​thra·​cene | \ -ben-ˈzan(t)-thrə-ˌsēn How to pronounce dimethylbenzanthracene (audio) \
variants: also 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene \ ˌsev-​ən-​ˌtwelv-​(ˌ)dī-​ˌmeth-​əl-​ben-​ˈzan(t)-​thrə-​ˌsēn How to pronounce dimethylbenzanthracene (audio) \

Medical Definition of dimethylbenzanthracene

: a carcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon C20H16 widely used in experimental research on carcinogenesis using animal models (as mice or rats) abbreviation DMBA

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“Dimethylbenzanthracene.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dimethylbenzanthracene. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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