mer•cu•ratePronunciation: (mûr'kyu-rāt"), [key]
—n., v., -rat•ed, -rat•ing.
Also,mer•cu•ri•atePronunciation: (mur-kyoor'ē-it, -āt"). [key]
any salt in which bivalent mercury is part of a complex anion.
to introduce mercury into (an organic compound); treat with mercury.
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