Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Merthiolate: Mercurochrome, iodine


(mərˈθaɪ əˌleɪt)
a brand of thimerosal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Merthiolate - a light-colored crystalline powder (trade name Merthiolate) used as a surgical antiseptic
antiseptic - a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
References in periodicals archive ?
After incubation, the cultures were killed with Merthiolate (0.
To maintain soft-tissue compliance and hydration after thawing, the bones were kept stored in 1:10,000 merthiolate in 0.
He decides at one point to "reduce my toilet to five bottles--olive oil, boric acid, merthiolate, soda and salt, [and] witch hazel.