dimercaprol

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di·mer·cap·rol

 (dī′mər-kăp′rôl, -rōl)
n.
A colorless oily viscous liquid, C3H8OS2, used as an antidote for poisoning caused by lewisite, organic arsenic compounds, and heavy metals including mercury and gold. Also called British anti-lewisite.

[di- + mercap(tan) + (p)r(opane) + -ol(e).]

dimercaprol

(ˌdaɪməˈkæprɒl)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless oily liquid with an offensive smell, used as an antidote to lewisite and similar toxic substances. Formula: CH2(SH)CH(SH)CH2OH. Also called: BAL
[C20: by shortening and altering from dimercaptopropanol]
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di·mer·cap·rol

n. dimercaprol, antídoto usado en el envenenamiento producido por metales tales como oro y mercurio.
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