mercuric chloride

noun

Definition of mercuric chloride

  1. :  a heavy crystalline poisonous compound HgCl2 used as a disinfectant and fungicide and in photography

First Known Use of mercuric chloride

1869


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mercuric chloride

noun

Medical Definition of mercuric chloride

  1. :  a heavy crystalline poisonous compound HgCl2 used as a disinfectant and fungicide and in photography—called also bichloride, bichloride of mercury, corrosive sublimate, mercury bichloride


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