phenylmercuric

adjective
phen·​yl·​mer·​cu·​ric | \ ˌfen-ᵊl-mər-ˈkyu̇r-ik How to pronounce phenylmercuric (audio) \

Medical Definition of phenylmercuric

: being a salt containing the positively charged ion [C6H5Hg]+

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“Phenylmercuric.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phenylmercuric. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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