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mercuric chloride

Pronunciation: mer-kyu'rik klor'id

Definition: A topical antiseptic and disinfectant for inanimate objects.

Synonym(s): corrosive sublimate, mercury bichloride, mercury perchloride, corrosive mercury chloride

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