calomel

[n] - a tasteless colorless powder used medicinally as a cathartic
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Calomel

• (n.) Mild chloride of mercury, Hg2Cl2, a heavy, white or yellowish white substance, insoluble and tasteless, much used in medicine as a mercurial and purgative; mercurous chloride. It occurs native as the mineral horn quicksilver.
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calomel

mercurous chloride noun a tasteless colorless powder used medicinally as a cathartic
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Calomel

Cal'o·mel (kăl'o*mĕl) noun [ Greek kalo`s beautiful + me`las black. So called from its being white, though made from a black mixture of mercury and corrosive sublimate. Confer French calomélas .] (Chemistry) Mild chloride of mercury, Hg 2 Cl
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calomel

a very heavy, soft, white, sweetish-tasting halide mineral, formed by the alteration of other mercury minerals, such as cinnabar or amalgams. Calomel ... [2 related articles]
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Calomel

Calomel (meaning beautiful black) is a mild chloride of mercury. It is a heavy, white or yellowish-white substance, insoluble and tasteless, much used in medicine as a mercurial and purgative; mercurous chloride. It occurs in nature as the mineral horn quicksilver and is prepared synthetically by subliming a mixture of mercury and mercuric chloride...
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calomel

HgCl;mild mercury chloride; mercury monochloride, protochloride, or subchloride; has been used as an intestinal antiseptic and laxative; replaced by safer agents. ... Synonym: mercurous chloride, sweet precipitate. ... Origin: Mediev. L., fr. G. Kalos, beutiful, + melas, black ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Calomel

Mercurous chloride
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Calomel

Mercury(I) chloride
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calomel

Type: Term Pronunciation: kal′ō-mel Definitions: 1. Mild mercury chloride; mercury monochloride, protochloride, or subchloride; has been used as an intestinal antiseptic and laxative; replaced by safer agents. Synonyms: mercurous chloride, sweet precipitate
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