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di•mer•cap•rol



Pronunciation: (dī"mur-kap'rôl, -rol), [key]
n. Chem.
a colorless, oily, viscous liquid, C3H8OS2, originally developed as an antidote to lewisite and now used in treating bismuth, gold, mercury, and arsenic poisoning. Also called BAL, British Anti-Lewisite.

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