[mer-kyoo r-ee-uh-liz-uh m] /mərˈkyʊər i əˌlɪz əm/ noun, Pathology. 1. poisoning by mercury. /mɜːˈkjʊərɪəˌlɪzəm/ noun 1. poisoning caused by chronic ingestion of mercury mercurialism mer·cu·ri·al·ism (mər-kyur’ē-ə-lĭz’əm) n. See mercury poisoning.
[mer-kyoo r-ee-uh-lahyz] /mərˈkyʊər i əˌlaɪz/ verb (used with object), mercurialized, mercurializing. 1. to make , especially in temperament. 2. to treat or impregnate with or one of its compounds. /mɜːˈkjʊərɪəˌlaɪz/ verb (transitive) 1. to make mercurial 2. to treat with mercury or a mercury compound
[mer-kyoo r-ik] /mərˈkyʊər ɪk/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. of or containing , especially in the bivalent state. /mɜːˈkjʊərɪk/ adjective 1. of or containing mercury in the divalent state; denoting a mercury(II) compound adj. 1828, in chemistry, from mercury + -ic. mercuric mer·cu·ric (mər-kyur’ĭk) adj. Relating to or containing mercury, especially with a valence of 2. mercuric […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, crystalline, water-soluble, strongly acrid, highly poisonous solid, HgCl 2 , prepared by sublimation of chlorine with mercury, and used chiefly as an antiseptic. noun 1. a white poisonous soluble crystalline substance used as a pesticide, antiseptic, and preservative for wood. Formula: HgCl2 Systematic name mercury(II) chloride Also called bichloride of […]