methylmercury(redirected from Dimethyl mercury)
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(Chemistry) any of various highly toxic organic compounds of mercury that contain the complex CH3Hg-
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meth•yl•mer•cu•ry(ˌmɛθ əlˈmɜr kyə ri)
any of several extremely toxic organometallic compounds, Hg(CH3)2, formed from metallic mercury by the action of microorganisms and capable of entering the food chain: used as seed disinfectants.
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