nitromersol

noun

ni·​tro·​mer·​sol -ˈmər-ˌsȯl How to pronounce nitromersol (audio) -ˌsōl How to pronounce nitromersol (audio)
: a brownish-yellow to yellow solid organic mercurial C7H5HgNO3 that is a derivative of orthocresol used especially formerly as an antiseptic and disinfectant

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“Nitromersol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nitromersol. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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