Share this entry

Share this page

Mercurochrome

Saltos de línea: Mer¦curo|chrome
Pronunciación: /məːˈkjʊərəkrəʊm
 
/

Definición de Mercurochrome en inglés:

sustantivo

US
Trademark for merbromin.
Example sentences
  • As he said of one of his, ‘… a sliver of metal into my leg - the sort of injury the Army patched up with Mercurochrome and a Purple Heart.‘
  • Walking from the train station to my grandfather's home, I saw a half-naked red-colored man sitting on the street and found that he had coated his skin with tincture of Mercurochrome to relieve his pain and prevent infection.
  • I want to know whether the use of mercurochrome on skin cancers is advisable.

Origen

early 20th century: from mercury1 + Greek khrōma 'colour'.

Definición de Mercurochrome en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día emulous
Pronunciación: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
seeking to emulate someone or something