ammoniated mercury


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ammoniated mercury

[ə′mōn·ē·ād·əd ′mər·kyə·rē]
(inorganic chemistry)
HgNH2Cl A white powder that darkens on light exposure; insoluble in water and alcohol, soluble in ammonium carbonate solutions and in warm acids; used in pharmaceuticals and as a local anti-infective in medicine.