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(mĕr′kyŭ-rē )

[L. Mercurius, a Roman god]
SYMB: Hg A metallic element, atomic weight (mass) 201, atomic number 80. Mercury is a silvery liquid at room temperature. It forms two series of salts: mercurous, in which it has a valence of one (univalent), and mercuric, in which it has a valence of two (divalent).
SEE: dental amalgam
Mercury is insoluble in ordinary solvents but soluble in hydrochloric acid on boiling. Boiling releases irritating, highly toxic fumes into the air.

CAS # 7439-97-6

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Mercury." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733290/all/ammoniated_mercury.
Mercury. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733290/all/ammoniated_mercury. Accessed July 20, 2019.
Mercury. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733290/all/ammoniated_mercury
Mercury [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 20]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733290/all/ammoniated_mercury.
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