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A solution of merbromin.

[Originally a trademark.]


(Medicine) trademark a solution of merbromin, used as a topical antibacterial agent


(mərˈkyʊər əˌkroʊm)
a brand of merbromin.
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Noun1.Mercurochrome - a mercurial compound applied topically as an antisepticMercurochrome - a mercurial compound applied topically as an antiseptic; Mercurochrome is the trademark
antiseptic - a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues


n. mercurocromo, nombre registrado de la merbromina.
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We'll get some Mercurochrome and we'll put it on there and some Band-Aids.
18) such as aloe vera, antacids, benzoyl peroxide, collagen, gentian violet, impregnated gauze, insulin, mercurochrome oxygen therapy, sugar and vinegar.
1% mercurochrome and oocysts counted microscopically.
Whenever one of my children had a bigger than usual gash, Id call the yaya and cover my eyes while directing her to clean the wound with hydrogen peroxide, put Mercurochrome and cover it with bandage and tape.
There was also abundant mercurochrome for cuts and scrapes, and gentian violet for impetigo.
Patients should not use harsh solutions or antiseptics, such as betadine or iodine, alcohol, and mercurochrome, unless they are instructed to do so by appropriate dialysis staff.
Her ninth book of poetry, Mercurochrome, was a finalist for the National Book Award for Poetry in 2001.
Thanh acknowledges that the Americans introduced the Vietnamese people to the potential benefits of modern, industrialized life, offering each Vietnamese household a modern stove, soap, candy, and mercurochrome.
A variety of disclosing agents have been used by clinicians and researchers, like mercurochrome preparations, Bismarck brown (Easlicks disclosing solution), Merbromin, Erythrosine, Fast green, Flourescin, Two-tone, Basic fuschin and Iodine solutions.
There are occasions when the pathologist should recommend that particular corrective action be taken to avoid recurrences of harmful events, such as vitamin A and drug overdosage and excessive exposure to Mercurochrome (Resmed, Durban, South Africa) on skin wounds and omphaloceles.
Organic mercury compounds have been used as fungicides and pharmaceutical agents like mercurochrome in topical antiseptics, thiomersal as a preservative in vaccines.
A study from Peshawar, Pakistan reported conservative treatment by using mercurochrome (0.