Pronunciation: (pī'rēn, pī-rēn'), [key]
a putamen or stone, esp. when there are several in a single fruit; a nutlet.
Pronunciation: (pī'rēn), [key]
a polycyclic, aromatic crystalline hydrocarbon, C16H10, consisting of four fused benzene rings, found in coal tar and believed to be carcinogenic.
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