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Medical Term:

p-hydroxymercuribenzoate

Pronunciation: hi-drok'se-mer'kyur-e-ben'zo-at

Definition

An organic mercurial formed spontaneously by hydrolysis of p-chloromercuribenzoate; an inhibitor of a wide range of enzymes.

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