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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.

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.
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