mercuric

adjective
mer·cu·ric | \(ˌ)mər-ˈkyu̇r-ik \

Definition of mercuric 

: of, relating to, or containing mercury especially : containing mercury with a valence of two

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circa 1828, in the meaning defined above

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mercuric

adjective
mer·cu·ric | \(ˌ)mər-ˈkyu̇(ə)r-ik \

Medical Definition of mercuric 

: of, relating to, or containing mercury especially : containing mercury with a valence of two

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