benzopyrene [benz΄pī′rēnben΄zō pī′rēn΄]
an aromatic hydrocarbon, C20H12, found in coal tar, cigarette smoke, etc. and known to be a cause of cancer in animals: sometimes called benzpyrene [benz΄pī′rēn]

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