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Medical Term:

mercuric oxide, yellow

Pronunciation: mer-kyu'rik oks'id, yel'o

Definition: Agent used externally as an antiseptic in to treat inflammatory conditions of the eyelids and the conjunctivae.

Synonym(s): yellow precipitate

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