mercuric oxide


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mercuric oxide

n
(Elements & Compounds) a soluble poisonous substance existing in red and yellow powdered forms: used as pigments. Formula: HgO. Systematic name: mercury(II) oxide
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H is for hearing aids: Some older-style units contain highly toxic mercuric oxide. Doctors' surgeries, hospital audiology departments and private hearing specialists will repair and redistribute old hearing aids.
Priestley heated mercuric oxide, HgO, and collected the gas produced.