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ben•zo•py•rene



Pronunciation: (ben"zō-pī'rēn, -pī-rēn'), [key]
n. Chem.
a yellow, crystalline aromatic carcinogenic hydrocarbon, C20H12, consisting of five fused benzene rings, produced by incomplete combustion of organic material, as coal, petroleum, or tobacco. Also,benzpyrene.

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