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a combining form representing mercury in compound words: mercurify.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Also especially before a vowel, mercur-.
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How to use mercuro- in a sentence

  • Figures 278 and 279 were taken from mercuro-nitric material stained with iron-hæmatoxylin.

    Studies in Spermatogenesis|Nettie Maria Stevens
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