mercuration

mercurate

[mur-kyuh-reyt] Chemistry.
noun
1.
Also, mercuriate [mer-kyoor-ee-it, -eyt] . any salt in which bivalent mercury is part of a complex anion.
verb (used with object), mercurated, mercurating.
2.
Also, mercurize. to introduce mercury into (an organic compound); treat with mercury.

Origin:
1920–25; mercury + -ate2

mercuration, noun
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mercurate (ˈmɜːkjʊˌreɪt)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to treat or mix with mercury
2.  to undergo or cause to undergo a chemical reaction in which a mercury atom is added to a compound
 
mercu'ration
 
n

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