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merbromin

[mər′brō·mən]
(organic chemistry)
C20H8O6Na2Br2Hg A green crystalline powder that gives a deep-red solution in water; used as an antiseptic.
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Acetone has an ototoxic potential or carries risk to potentiate mercurochrome ototoxity; however, there is no study on this topic.
Tracking the aesthetic object through Coleman's use of the masculine pronoun throughout the poem, we uncover the writer's susceptibility to an ironic boomerang effect, in which the object she brings to life suffers, returns to inflict pain upon her, and threatens to compromise, rather than enhance, her experience of literary success: "he penetrates me against the landscape / of my own blood and demands escape from / the rotting tongue in which he's cage" (Mercurochrome 15).
Unlike most sonnet sequences that compile related sonnets in a singular volume, Coleman's American Sonnets are dispersed across three volumes: sonnets 1-24 in American Sonnets, "More American Sonnets," numbered 26-86, in Bathwater Wine, and sonnets 25, 87-100 in Mercurochrome. Like the series itself, "Sonnet #1" is a visually intriguing, canon-busting poem that reflects the musical, artistic and linguistic impulses that mark Coleman's American Sonnets as some of the most important contributions to the sonnet tradition.
What I wanted, the thing I wanted--it was to become a little girl again, in saddle shoes, with a dab of Mercurochrome on my knee.
Her books include Bathwater Wine (winner of the 1999 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize), the novel Mambo Hips & Make Believe and Mercurochrome: New Poems, a finalist in the National Book Awards in 2001 (all Black Sparrow/David Godine).
Chander, J., Maini, S., Subrahmanyan, S., Handa, A.: Otomycosis -- a clinico-mycological study and efficacy of mercurochrome in its treatment.
smelled the cutting odors of iodine, raw adhesive, and pink Mercurochrome, so strong it was bitter to the tongue.
"I wonder what all the conservative or right-wing poets are doing these days?" asks Wanda Coleman, Los Angeles poet and author of the award-winning Bath water Wine and Mercurochrome, who has been writing and performing for 30 years.
Mercurochrome is no longer manufactured, mercury thermometers and electrical switches are being phased out, and counties and municipalities are conducting recycling and safe-disposal programs for mercury-containing devices.
My essays would not be mine without the influence of her prose's Mercurochrome aesthetic, her stern, self-conscious, tense sentences.
Hips & Make Believe (a novel), and Mercurochrome: New Poems,
TABLE 1 Sources of Nonoccupational Exposure to Mercury* Home/Office/Schools** Medicinal Ethnic or Folk Broken thermometers Dental amalgams ([Hg.sup.0]) Santeria Barometers Skin-lightening creams Espiritismo School science labs ([Hg.sup.+]) Voodoo Sphygmomanometers Ear drops Palo Mayombe Gas regulators Teething powders Chinese folk uses Thermostats Diuretics Mexican folk uses Fluorescent bulbs Laxatives (calomel [Hg.sub.2] Wall light switches [cl.sub.2]) Paints Other cosmetics Tatoo inks Merbromin-mercuric Camera batteries (mercurochrome) * Source: ATSDR (1999).