Definition of Dimethylmercury

1. Noun. (organic compound) The organometallic compound of mercury (CH3)2Hg that is a dangerous neurotoxin ¹



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Medical Definition of Dimethylmercury

1. A contaminant of seafood products synthesised in sediments from mercury and mercury-containing chemicals dumped in waters supporting marine life. The methylmercury is concentrated in aquatic life forms and can thus be deposited in fishes intended for human consumption. Probable cause of Minimata disease, a teratogenic condition characterised by multiple birth defects. An inorganic reagent. See: Minamata disease. Synonym: methylmercury. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dimethylmercury

dimethylformamides
dimethylfuran
dimethylfurans
dimethylglycine
dimethylglycine dehydrogenase
dimethylglycines
dimethylglyoxime
dimethylglyoximes
dimethylhydrazine
dimethylhydrazines
dimethylimidazol
dimethylimidazol-
dimethylimidazole
dimethylimidazoles
dimethyllysine
dimethylmercury (current term)
dimethylnitrosamine
dimethylnitrosamines
dimethylphenol
dimethylphenols
dimethylphenylpiperazinium
dimethylpiperazine tartrate
dimethylpolysiloxane
dimethylpolysiloxanes
dimethylpropane
dimethylpyridine
dimethyls
dimethylserotonin
dimethylsiloxane
dimethylsiloxanes

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