2. Noun. (organic compound) Any organic compound of mercury, but especially such a drug ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Organomercurial
Medical Definition of Organomercurial
1. Any organic mercurial compound; e.g., merbromin, thimerosal. (05 Mar 2000)
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Organomercurial Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Organomercurial
Literary usage of Organomercurial
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Organic Compounds of Arsenic & Antimony by Gilbert Thomas Morgan (1918)
"The mixture is heated at 100° for five hours, the precipitated solid—a mercuric salt of the organomercurial compound—is boiled with 1200 cc of 10 per cent. ..."
2. Risk Assessment for Neurobehavioral Toxicity edited by Bernard Weiss, Jurg Elsner (1997)
"... and disadvantages of behavioral methods for studying chemically induced nervous system effects. contaminated with organomercurial fungicides (22,23). ..."
3. Biotechnology for Water Use and Conservation: The Mexico '96 Workshop by OECD Staff, Mexico '96 Workshop, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, Organisation for Economic Co-operation, Development., Zapata, Francisco Bolívar (1997)
"All these genes together provide "broad spectrum resistance" to a variety of organomercurial compounds. Figure 1. Reactions involving ionic and methyl ..."
4. Bioremediation: The Tokyo '94 Workshop by OECD Staff, Tokyo '94 Workshop (1994), OECD (1995)
"... of organomercurial Pollutants", Applied and Environmental Microbiology 60, pp. 357-362. ..."