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mercuric

 [mer-ku´rik]
pertaining to mercury as a bivalent element; containing bivalent mercury.

mer·cu·ric

(mer-kyū'rik),
Denoting a salt of mercury in which the ion of the metal is bivalent, as in corrosive sublimate, mercuric chloride: the mercurous chloride is calomel.

mercuric

/mer·cur·ic/ (mer-kūr´ik) pertaining to mercury as a bivalent element.

mer·cu·ric

(mĕr-kyūr'ik)
Denoting a salt of mercury in which the ion of the metal is bivalent.

mer·cu·ric

(mĕr-kyūr'ik)
Denoting mercury salt in which ion of the metal is bivalent, as in corrosive sublimate, mercuric chloride: the mercurous chloride is termed calomel.

mercuric

pertaining to mercury as a bivalent element; containing bivalent mercury.

mercuric chloride, mercuric bichloride
used as a skin antiseptic and disinfectant and counterirritant; is limited by its toxicity and irritant properties.
mercuric iodide
a counterirritant and vesicant; use of this compound in blisters for horses has been discontinued because of its renal and hepatic toxicity.
mercuric nitrate
has antiseptic and miticidal properties; once used topically in the treatment of demodectic mange in dogs, but replaced by safer and more effective agents.
mercuric oxide
a topical antiseptic, used in ointment form for eye disorders. Called also yellow oxide.