potassium mercuric iodide

noun

Medical Definition of potassium mercuric iodide

: a poisonous yellow crystalline salt K2HgI4 used as a disinfectant and as a chemical reagent

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“Potassium mercuric iodide.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/potassium%20mercuric%20iodide. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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