merbromin


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mer·bro·min

 (mər-brō′mĭn)
n.
A green crystalline organic compound, C20H8Br2HgNa2O6, that forms a red aqueous solution, formerly used as a germicide and antiseptic.

[mer(curic acetate) + (di)brom(ide) + (fluoresce)in.]

merbromin

(məˈbrəʊmɪn)
n
(Medicine) a green iridescent crystalline compound that forms a red solution in water: used in medicine as an antiseptic. Formula: C20H8Br2HgNa2O6. See also Mercurochrome
[C20: blend of mercuric + dibromofluorescein]

mer•bro•min

(mərˈbroʊ mɪn)

n.
a green, water-soluble powder, C20H8Br2HgNa2O6, that forms a red solution in water: used as an antiseptic and as a germicide.
[1940–45; mer (curic) + brom (ine) + -in1]
Translations

mer·bro·min

n. merbromina, polvo rojo inodoro, soluble en agua, usado como germicida.
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