Definition of merbromin
: a green crystalline mercurial compound C20H8Br2HgNa2O6 used as a topical antiseptic and germicide in the form of its red solution
Origin and Etymology of merbromin
mercuric + brom- + fluorescein
First Known Use: 1941
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