Definition of Millon's base in English:

Millon's base


Biochemistry Chemistry
  • A yellow basic powder, Hg₂ NOH·2H₂ O, produced by the action of aqueous ammonia on mercuric oxide (as reported by Millon in Ann. de Chim. et de Physique (1846) 18 393).


Late 19th century; earliest use found in Encyclopaedia Britannica.