mercurous chloride

noun

Examples of mercurous chloride in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Over the last nine years, there have been over 60 poisonings linked to a foreign brand, unlabeled, or homemade skin creams that contained toxic chemicals like mercury, mercurous chloride or calomel in California. Char Adams, PEOPLE.com, 12 Sep. 2019 In California alone, there have been over 60 poisonings in the last nine years linked to foreign-brand, unlabeled or homemade skin creams that contained a less toxic form of mercury, mercurous chloride or calomel, the statement said. NBC News, 12 Sep. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mercurous chloride was in 1859

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“Mercurous chloride.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mercurous%20chloride. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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mercurous chloride

noun

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