thimerosal


thimerosal

noun Pharmacology.

  1. a cream-colored, crystalline, water-soluble powder, C9H9HgNaO2S, used chiefly as an antiseptic.

noun

  1. a creamy white crystalline compound of mercury, used in solution as an antiseptic. Formula: C 9 H 9 HgNaO 2 S

n.

  1. A mercury-based crystalline powder with antibacterial and antifungal properties, used as a local antiseptic and preservative in vaccines and other drugs.

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