merbromin
noun Etymology: mercuric + brom- + fluorescein Date: 1941 a green crystalline mercurial compound C20H8Br2HgNa2O6 used as a topical antiseptic and germicide in the form of its red solution

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  • merbromin — /meuhr broh min/, n. Pharm. an iridescent green, water soluble powder, C20H8Br2HgNa2O6, that forms a red solution when dissolved in water: used as an antiseptic and as a germicide. [1940 45; MER(CURIC) + BROM(O) + IN2] * * * ▪ antiseptic       … …   Universalium

  • merbromin — The disodium salt of 2,7 dibromo 4 hydroxymercurifluorescein; an organic mercurial antiseptic compound that also has staining properties similar to those of eosin and phloxine, with strong affinity for cytoplasmic structures; also used… …   Medical dictionary

  • merbromin — n. chemical substance that is used as an antiseptic and a germicide (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • merbromin — mer·bro·min …   English syllables

  • merbromin — mer•bro•min [[t]mərˈbroʊ mɪn[/t]] n. pha a green, water soluble powder, C20H8Br2HgNa2O6, that forms a red solution in water: used as an antiseptic and as a germicide • Etymology: 1940–45; mer (curic) +brom (ine) + in I …   From formal English to slang

  • merbromin — ˌmərˈbrōmə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: mercuric acetate + dibromofluorescein : an iridescent green crystalline mercurial compound C20H8Br2HgNa2O6 made from dibromo fluorescein and mercuric acetate and applied topically as an antiseptic and germicide… …   Useful english dictionary

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