dimethylbenzanthracene

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Etymology[edit]

di- +‎ methyl +‎ benzanthracene

Noun[edit]

dimethylbenzanthracene (plural dimethylbenzanthracenes)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any of several isomeric dimethyl derivatives of benzanthracene, but especially 7,12-dimethylbenzanthracene which is a carcinogenic polycyclic hydrocarbon used in medical research