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Meaning of dimercaprol

di•mer•cap•rol

Pronunciation: (dī"mur-kap'rôl, -rol), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a colorless, oily, viscous liquid, CHOS, originally developed as an antidote to lewisite and now used in treating bismuth, gold, mercury, and arsenic poisoning. Also called
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