[ meth-uh l-mur-kyuh-ree ]
/ ˌmɛθ əlˈmɜr kyə ri /
any of several extremely toxic organometallic compounds, Hg(CH3)2, formed from metallic mercury by the action of microorganisms and capable of entering the food chain: used as seed disinfectants.
Words nearby methylmercury
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