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Relating to or containing mercury, especially with a valence of 2.
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(Elements & Compounds) of or containing mercury in the divalent state; denoting a mercury(II) compound
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(mərˈkyʊər ɪk)

of or containing bivalent mercury.
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Adj.1.mercuric - of or containing mercurymercuric - of or containing mercury    
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
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