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[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.
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/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/mercury. Accessed June 17, 2019.
Mercury. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733290/all/mercury
Mercury [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 17]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733290/all/mercury.
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