chlormerodrin

[ klawr-mer-uh-drin, klohr- ]

noun
  1. a white, bitter, odorless powder, ClHgN2H11O2, soluble in methanol and ethanol and slightly soluble in water, used in medicine as a diuretic.

Origin of chlormerodrin

1
chlor-2 + mer(cury) + -o- + -(hy)drin;see chlorohydrin

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