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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A trade-name for a double salt of mercuric paraphenolsulphonate and ammonium tartrate, (C6H5(OH)SO3)2Hg.4C4H4O6(NH4)2 + 8H2O. It is used as an antiseptic in place of mercuric chlorid.

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