Definition of Mercury chloride
1. Noun. A white poisonous soluble crystalline sublimate of mercury; used as a pesticide or antiseptic or wood preservative.
Generic synonyms: Sublimate
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Literary usage of Mercury chloride
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1. The Condensed Chemical Dictionary: A Reference Volume for All Requiring by Chemical Catalog Company, Inc (1920)
"mercury chloride. See Mercuric chloride and Mercurous chloride. mercury chloride ... mercury chloride, Corrosive. See Mercuric chloride. Mercury Cyanide. ..."
2. A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine by George Bacon Wood (1858)
"For this purpose, nitrate of silver, red oxide of mercury, chloride of zinc, or the mineral acids may be used. The arsenical paste of Frère Come is ..."
3. Squibb's Materia Medica by E.R. Squibb & Sons (1906)
"... oak bark and senna; zinc salts. Antidotes; white of egg; emetics; castor oil. mercury chloride Mild, Squibb No. 4240-Sl bottle, Ib. $1.35; % Ib. 70c.; ..."
4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1902)
"In addition to the mechanical loss of mercury in the process, there was thus a double chemical loss, due to the formation of mercury chloride, partly by the ..."
5. Merck's 1896 Index: An Encyclopedia for the Physician and the Pharmacist by Merck & Co, Merck & co., New York (1896)
"mercury chloride, Mild, Merck. — Sublimed, pwd. cb—Ib. 1.56 Also in J£, 1^ Ibs., & ozs. ... mercury chloride, Ammoniated,—see Mercury & Ammonium Chloride. ..."