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corrosive sublimate:see mercuric chloridemercuric chloride
or mercury (II) chloride,
chemical compound, HgCl2, a white powder of colorless rhombohedral crystals, somewhat soluble in water. It is also called bichloride of mercury or corrosive sublimate. It is extremely poisonous.
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corrosive sublimate[kə′rō·siv ′səb·lə‚māt]
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