Definition of phenylmercuric in English:

phenylmercuric

adjective

Chemistry
  • Containing a phenyl group bonded directly to a mercury atom.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the American Chemical Society. From phenyl + mercuric.

Pronunciation

phenylmercuric

/ˌfiːnʌɪlməːˈkjʊərɪk//ˌfɛnʌɪlməːˈkjʊərɪk/