mercuric iodide

mercuric iodide
   Red, tetragonal crystals, turns yellow when heated to 150°C. Used in medicine and analytical reagents (Nessler’s reagent and Mayer’s reagent).

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  • mercuric iodide — n. red crystalline toxic salt (used as topical antiseptic and disinfectant) …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • potassium mercuric iodide — n a poisonous yellow crystalline salt K2HgI4 used as a disinfectant and as a chemical reagent …   Medical dictionary

  • potassium mercuric iodide — noun : a poisonous yellow deliquescent crystalline complex salt K2HgI4 used as a disinfectant and as a chemical reagent; potassium tetra iodomercurate(II) see nessler s reagent …   Useful english dictionary

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  • mercury iodide — noun : either of two iodides of mercury: a. : a yellow amorphous powder Hg2I2 that turns greenish on exposure to light called also mercurous iodide b. : a red crystalline poisonous salt HgI2 that changes to a yellow crystalline modification when… …   Useful english dictionary

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