Definition of thimerosal
: a crystalline organic mercurial antiseptic C9H9HgNaO2S used especially for its antifungal and bacteriostatic properties
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Origin and Etymology of thimerosal
probably from thi- + mercury + -o- + salicylate
First Known Use: 1949See Words from the same year
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