Definition of mercuric chloride in English:

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mercuric chloride

noun

A toxic white crystalline compound, used as a fungicide and antiseptic.
  • Chemical formula: HgCl2
Example sentences
  • Subsequent research by Hutchings confirmed this prediction and gold catalysts were found to be about three times more active than the commercial mercuric chloride catalysts then used in vinyl chloride manufacture.
  • Mercury Additive - - Prepare a concentrated mercury solution by mixing 1g of mercuric chloride with 30 ml distilled water.
  • Effect of mercuric chloride on solute permeability of hydrogen peroxide in a Chara internode.

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Syllabification: mer·cu·ric chlo·ride

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