mercurous


mercurous

adjective Chemistry.

  1. containing univalent mercury, Hg+1 or Hg2+2.

adjective

  1. of or containing mercury in the monovalent state; denoting a mercury(I) compound. Mercurous salts contain the divalent ion Hg² 2 +

adj.

  1. Relating to or containing mercury, especially with a valence of 1.

  1. Containing mercury, especially mercury with a valence of 1. Compare mercuric.

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