mercury cyanide


Definition of mercury cyanide

: a cyanide of mercury especially : the crystalline poisonous mercuric compound Hg(CN)2 made usually by reaction of mercuric oxide with hydrocyanic acid and used chiefly in medicine

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“Mercury cyanide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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