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Medical Term:

p-chloromercuribenzoate

Pronunciation: klor'o-mer'cyu-re-ben'zo-at

Definition: Organic mercury compound that reacts with —SH groups of proteins; an inhibitor of action of those proteins (enzymes) that depend on —SH reactivity.

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