mercuric

adjective
mer·​cu·​ric | \ (ˌ)mər-ˈkyu̇r-ik How to pronounce mercuric (audio) \

Definition of mercuric

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

First Known Use of mercuric

circa 1828, in the meaning defined above

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“Mercuric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mercuric. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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mercuric

adjective
mer·​cu·​ric | \ (ˌ)mər-ˈkyu̇(ə)r-ik How to pronounce mercuric (audio) \

Medical Definition of mercuric

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

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