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    iodine

    iodine - Dictionary definition and meaning for word iodine

    Definition
    (noun) a nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; used especially in medicine and photography and in dyes; occurs naturally only in combination in small quantities (as in sea water or rocks)
    Synonyms : atomic number 53 , i , iodin
    Definition
    (noun) a tincture consisting of a solution of iodine in ethyl alcohol; applied topically to wounds as an antiseptic
    Synonyms : tincture of iodine
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Iodine

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