Definition of Benzopyrene

1. Noun. (organic compound) A polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (having five fused benzene rings) that is both mutagenic and carcinogenic ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Benzopyrene

1. Polycyclic aromatic compound. Potent mutagen and carcinogen. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Benzopyrene

benzophenanthridine
benzophenanthridines
benzophenone
benzophenone synthase
benzophenoneidum
benzophenones
benzoporphyrins
benzopurpurin 4B
benzopyran
benzopyranic
benzopyrans
benzopyrazine
benzopyrazines
benzopyrazole
benzopyrazoles
benzopyrene (current term)
benzopyrene hydroxylase
benzopyrenes
benzopyridazine
benzopyridazines
benzopyrone
benzopyrones
benzoquinoline
benzoquinolines
benzoquinone
benzoquinones
benzoquinonium chloride
benzoresinol
benzos
benzosulfimide

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