mercuric cyanide

noun

Medical Definition of mercuric cyanide

: the mercury cyanide Hg(CN)2 which has been used as an antiseptic

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“Mercuric cyanide.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mercuric%20cyanide. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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