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Related to mercurochrome: Merthiolate, iodine


A solution of merbromin.

[Originally a trademark.]
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(Medicine) trademark a solution of merbromin, used as a topical antibacterial agent
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(mərˈkyʊər əˌkroʊm)
a brand of merbromin.
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Noun1.Mercurochrome - a mercurial compound applied topically as an antisepticMercurochrome - a mercurial compound applied topically as an antiseptic; Mercurochrome is the trademark
antiseptic - a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues
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n. mercurocromo, nombre registrado de la merbromina.
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Starting at 5 days after mosquitoes were exposed to different house environments, 30 mosquitoes from each cage at each site were dissected daily in 2% mercurochrome and examined for oocysts.
Such solutions as Mercurochrome and Merthiolate (once medicine-cabinet staples) are not effective, according to the FDA.
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In general, xanthene dyes such as Rose Bengal, Eosin Y, Mercurochrome, and Eosin B have a better performance when used to sensitize ZnO rather than Ti[O.sub.2] cells [7].
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