organomercurial
noun Date: 1938 an organic compound or a pharmaceutical preparation containing mercury

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  • organomercurial — Any organic mercurial compound; e.g., merbromin, thimerosal. * * * or·gan·o·mer·cu·ri·al ȯr .gan ō (.)mər kyu̇r ē əl n an organic compound or a pharmaceutical preparation containing mercury organomercurial adj * * * or·ga·no·mer·cu·ri·al… …   Medical dictionary

  • organomercurial — or·gan·o·mer·cu·ri·al (ôr găn ō mər kyo͝orʹē əl) n. An organic compound that contains mercury.   or·gan·o·mer·cuʹri·al adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • organomercurial — 1. adjective Describing any organic compound of mercury 2. noun Any organic compound of mercury, but especially such a drug …   Wiktionary

  • organomercurial — or·gano·mercurial …   English syllables

  • organomercurial — |ȯ(r)gə(ˌ)nō, ȯ(r)|ganō+ noun Etymology: organ + mercurial : an organic compound or a pharmaceutical preparation containing mercury …   Useful english dictionary

  • Organomercury — compounds Organomercury refers to the group of organometallic compounds that contain mercury. Typically the Hg C bond is stable toward air and moisture but sensitive to light. Important organomercury compounds are the methylmercury cation,… …   Wikipedia

  • or|ga|no|mer|cu|ry — «AWR guh noh MUR kyuhr ee», noun, adjective. = organomercurial. (Cf. ↑organomercurial) …   Useful english dictionary

  • organ- — or organo combining form Etymology: Greek organon 1. organ < organogenesis > 2. organic < organomercurial > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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