Contractions. - Merc-v. Mr-v.

Synonym. - Hydrargyrum.

Metallic Mercury, Quicksilver. Hg.

This may be obtained in a state of purity from the operative chemists. It is at once recognized as being the only liquid metal.

Preparation. - Trituration.

Reference to Horn. Proving. - Noack and Trinks.

Proper forms for dispensing. - lx to 3, Trituration only. 4, dilute Tincture only. 5 and upwards, Tincture, Pilules, or Globules.