phenylmercuric nitrate


phenylmercuric nitrate
A mixture of p. and phenylmercuric hydroxide; an antiseptic used for the prophylactic disinfection of the intact skin or of minor wounds.

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phenylmercuric nitrate n a crystalline basic salt that is a mixture of C6H5HgNO3 and C6H5HgOH used chiefly as a fungicide and antiseptic

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[NF] an antibacterial and antifungal compound of phenylmercuric nitrate (C6H5HgNO3) and its hydroxide; used as a bacteriostatic preservative in pharmaceuticals. Called also phenyl mercury nitrate.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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