Meaning of benzanthracene

benz•an•thra•cene

Pronunciation: (ben-zan'thru-sēn"), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a carcinogenic aromatic hydrocarbon, CH, consisting of four fused benzene rings, produced by incomplete combustion of organic matter.
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