fluoranthene

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fluoranthene

[flu̇′ran‚thēn]
(organic chemistry)
C10H10 A tetracyclic hydrocarbon found in coal tar fractions and petroleum, forming needlelike crystals, boiling point 250°C, and soluble in organic solvents such as ether and benzene.
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