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merbromin

noun mer·bro·min \ˌmər-ˈbrō-mən\

Definition of MERBROMIN

:  a green crystalline mercurial compound C20H8Br2HgNa2O6 used as a topical antiseptic and germicide in the form of its red solution

Origin of MERBROMIN

mercuric + brom- + fluorescein
First Known Use: 1941

merbromin

noun mer·bro·min \ˌmər-ˈbrō-mən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MERBROMIN

:  a green crystalline mercurial compound C20H8Br2HgNa2O6 used as a topical antiseptic and germicide in the form of its red solution—see mercurochrome

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