mercurial ointment

noun

Definition of mercurial ointment

: an ointment containing about 50 percent of finely divided metallic mercury incorporated with wool fat, white wax, mercury oleate, and white petrolatum — compare blue ointment

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“Mercurial ointment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mercurial%20ointment. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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