chlormerodrin

/klawr mer"euh drin, klohr-/, n.
a white, bitter, odorless powder, ClHgN2H11O2, soluble in methanol and ethanol and slightly soluble in water, used in medicine as a diuretic.
[CHLOR-2 + MER(CURY) + -O- + -(hy)drin; see CHLOROHYDRIN]

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