polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon definition

  • noun:
    • some of a course of carcinogenic organic molecules that contains three or more benzene rings and are generally created by fossil gasoline burning. Also called polynuclear fragrant hydrocarbon.

Related Sources

  • Medical Dictionary for "polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon"
    • Abbreviated PAH. A hydrocarbon (a molecule…
    • View More
29 votes

How would you define polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!