mercuric

mercuric
Denoting a salt of mercury in which the ion of the metal is bivalent, as in corrosive sublimate, m. chloride, HgCl2; the mercurous chloride is calomel, HgCl.

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mer·cu·ric (.)mər-'kyu̇(ə)r-ik adj of, relating to, or containing mercury esp containing mercury with a valence of two

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mer·cur·ic (mər-kūrґik) pertaining to mercury as a bivalent element.

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