phenylmercuric nitrate

noun

Medical Definition of phenylmercuric nitrate

: a crystalline basic salt that is a mixture of C6H5HgNO3 and C6H5HgOH used chiefly as a fungicide and antiseptic

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“Phenylmercuric nitrate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phenylmercuric%20nitrate. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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