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cal·o·mel

(kal'ō-mel),
Mild mercury chloride; mercury monochloride, protochloride, or subchloride; has been used as an intestinal antiseptic and laxative; replaced by safer agents.
[Mediev. L., fr. G. kalos, beautiful, + melas, black]

calomel

(kăl′ə-mĕl′, -məl)
n.
A white or brown tasteless powder, Hg2Cl2, used as an insecticide and formerly as a purgative. Also called mercurous chloride.

calomel

(kal'o-mel) [Gr. kalos, beautiful, + melas, black]
A former name for mercury (I) chloride The term is still in use in “calomel electrode.”
Mercury (I) chloride.

calomel

see mercurous chloride.
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2] of exposed area), saturated calomel electrode (SCE) as a reference, and platinum as the counter electrode.
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Using Volta Lab apparatus model PGZ 100 at the corrosion laboratory of engineering faculty at Cairo University, a standard calomel electrode and platinum electrode were used as a reference and counter electrode, respectively.
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Calomel (which contained mercury) was used to produce the evacuation of so-called toxins: we are not told of its ill effects but they must have been common and serious.
A conventional three-electrodes cell with a pt sheet as counter electrode and saturated calomel (SCE) as reference electrode.
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Haad has urged the public to stop using any whitening product that may contain the words "mercurouschloride", calomel, mercuric, mercurio or mercury.
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A glassy carbon disk electrode was utilized as the working electrode while a platinum wire and a saturated calomel electrode (SCE) were employed as the counter and the reference electrodes, respectively.
0 mm diameter) as a working electrode, and all potentials reported here were referred to this electrode, a saturated calomel electrode (SCE) as a reference electrode which all potentials were reported with respect to this reference, and a platinum electrode as a counter electrode.
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