mercurous bromide

mercurous bromide

[mər′kyu̇r·əs ′brō‚mīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
HgBr Poisonous white powder, crystals, or fibrous mass; odorless and tasteless; darkens in light; soluble in hot sulfuric acid and fuming nitric acid, insoluble in alcohol and ether; used in medicine. Also known as mercury bromide.
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