mercuric iodide


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mercuric iodide

[mər′kyu̇r·ik ′ī·ə‚dīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
HgI2 Poisonous red crystals that turn yellow when heated to 150°C; soluble in boiling alcohol; used in medicine and in Nessler's and Mayer's reagents.
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In this study, 17% of the creams and 35% of the soaps contained potassium mercuric iodide respectively.
In the medical field, Gerberman said the National Institute of Health is sponsoring tests at UCLA Medical Center of a detector that uses mercuric iodide to locate brain tumors.
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