thiomersal

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thi·mer·o·sal

(thī-mer'ō-săl),
Antiseptic used topically and as a preservative in vaccine preparations.

thiomersal

A mercurial antiseptic often used to sterilize eye drops and other solutions.

thimerosal, thiomersal, thiomersalate

a mercury-containing compound used as a local antibacterial agent in the form of the tincture. Used also as a preservative in pharmaceutical preparations. Known as Merthiolate.
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