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 and Etymology of merbromin

mercuric + brom- + fluorescein


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merbromin

noun mer·bro·min \ ˌmər-ˈbrō-mən \

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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