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  • n. Any of a group of chemical compounds used as fungicides.

Etymologies

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phenyl +‎ mercury

Examples

  • In the past, an organic mercury compound called phenylmercury was used in some commercial products.

    Mercury

  • Blaylock called flu vaccinations, especially for the elderly, "criminal" because of known substance dangers in them, including methylmercury, phenylmercury, ethylmercury, and aluminum that remain in the nervous system for decades and damage it.

    Early and Current Fears about Vaccine Dangers

  • Rats and mice that received organic mercury (methylmercury or phenylmercury) in their drinking water or feed for most of their lives had an increased incidence of cancer of the kidney, but this affected only the males that received the highest amount of mercury given (not the females).

    Public Health Statement for Mercury

  • Animals exposed orally to long-term, high levels of methylmercury or phenylmercury in laboratory studies experienced damage to the kidneys, stomach, and large intestine; changes in blood pressure and heart rate; adverse effects on the developing fetus, sperm, and male reproductive organs; and increases in the number of spontaneous abortions and stillbirths.

    Public Health Statement for Mercury

  • Like the inorganic mercury compounds, both methylmercury and phenylmercury exist as "salts" (for example, methylmercuric chloride or phenylmercuric acetate).

    Public Health Statement for Mercury

  • Children who breathe metallic/elemental mercury vapors, eat foods or other substances containing phenylmercury or inorganic mercury salts, or use mercury-containing skin ointments for an extended period may develop a disorder known as acrodynia, or pink disease.

    Public Health Statement for Mercury

  • When pure, most forms of methylmercury and phenylmercury are white crystalline solids.

    Mercury

  • We know that certain forms of mercury, such as methylmercury and phenylmercury, are highly lipid soluble, which makes the brain especially susceptible to mercury accumulation.

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