[ ben-zan-thruh-seen ]
/ bɛnˈzæn θrəˌsin /
a carcinogenic aromatic hydrocarbon, C18H12, consisting of four fused benzene rings, produced by incomplete combustion of organic matter.
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Medicine definitions for benzanthracene
[ bĕn-zăn′thrə-sēn′ ]
A crystalline, weakly carcinogenic cyclic hydrocarbon.
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