mercurous

adjective mer·cu·rous \ (ˌ)mər-ˈkyu̇r-əs , ˈmər-kyə-rəs \

Definition of mercurous

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

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1858

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mercurous

adjective mer·cu·rous \ (ˌ)mər-ˈkyu̇r-əs , ˈmər-kyə-rəs \

medical Definition of mercurous

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

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