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Related to mercuric: Mercuric oxide, mercuric sulfide, Mercuric acetate, Mercuric nitrate, mercuric thiocyanate

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.
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Particularly when the highly toxic mercuric chloride was used.
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The latter can be detected by the so-called Marsh test in which arsine is thermally decomposed, forming a black arsenic mirror inside a narrow tube, or by the Gutzeit method in which a test paper impregnated with mercuric chloride darkens when exposed to arsine because of the formation of free mercury.
Various tales exist about how mercury initially came to be used, but by the 19th century, hat makers were using solutions of mercuric nitrate and mercury poisoning was becoming endemic.
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He has run pretty well a few times, behind Oran Climate at Leopardstown and, last time, in the race Mercuric won at Thurles.