mercurochrome (plural mercurochromes)
2000 January 7, Richard E. L. Paul et al., “Sex Determination in Malaria Parasites”, in Science, volume 287, number 5450, DOI:10.1126/science.287.5450.128, pages 128-131:
- Oocyst counts in mosquitoes were made 7 days postinfection on midguts dissected from 30 gravid females and then stained with 0.5% mercurochrome.
2007 June 8, Cecil Adams, “The Straight Dope”, in Chicago Reader:
- While expounding the other day on the lost antiseptic mercurochrome, I mentioned that vaccines once contained an antibacterial and antifungal agent called thimerosal.
From the commercial product Mercurochrome.
mercurochrome m (plural mercurochromes)