noun, plural in form but singular in construction

mer·​co·​cre·​sols ˌmər-kō-ˈkrē-ˌsȯlz How to pronounce mercocresols (audio) -ˌsōlz How to pronounce mercocresols (audio)
: a mixture consisting of equal parts of organic mercury and cresol derivatives that is used as a topical antiseptic

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“Mercocresols.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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