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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.
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Para los ensayos electroquimicos se uso una celda de corrosion electroquimica convencional, con electrodo de referencia de calomel saturado (SCE) y contraelectrodo de platino, usando como medio corrosivo una solucion de NaCl al 3.5%.
A saturated calomel electrode or other electrodes such as silver/silver chloride or mercury/mercury sulfate can also be used as the reference electrode.
They proposed a shift away from the more trusted antiphlogistic paradigm of treatment, which involved emetics, calomel purgatives, cupping and bloodletting, and instead endeavoured to restore the body back to its natural state by hydration and heat therapy.
Each urine sample was immediately cooled to room temperature (25[degrees]C), and the redox potential was measured using a Crison potentiometer, with a platinum electrode as the working electrode and a saturated calomel electrode as the reference electrode.
Se empleo como electrodo de referencia el calomel y como contra electrodo una barra de grafito, se utilizo un puente salino entre el electrodo de referencia y la celda.
Todas las medidas se realizaron considerando al electrodo de Calomel saturado como referencia ([E.sub.calomel] vs NHE).
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.
Photoelectrochemical study was conducted using a Gamry PCI4/750 Potentiostat and a three-electrode system containing CZAS electrode, saturated calomel reference electrode (SCE), and a platinum counter electrode, which were immersed in an aqueous solution of 0.07 M Eu[(N[O.sub.3]).sub.3] x 6[H.sub.2]O.
The experiments were conducted using a conventional electrochemical cell with three electrodes, where a saturated calomel electrode (SCE) was employed as reference electrode and a platinum wire was used as counter-electrode.
Soil pH was measured using a low conductivity glass calomel electrode in a soil suspension prepared by mixing 10g of moist soil with 20 ml of distilled water.
The cross-cut area was exposed in 3.5% NaCl solution at room temperature and then cathodically polarized at -1.5 V for 24 h using saturated calomel (SCE) and a graphite rod as reference and counter electrodes, respectively, by a PAR versaSTAT MC instrument.
A conventional three-electrodes cell with a pt sheet as counter electrode and saturated calomel (SCE) as reference electrode.