iodin iodin

Definition(s):

  • (n) 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)

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Usage(s):

  1. The established theory is that goiter is due to lack of iodine in food drink.
  2. Evidence has been accumulating to establish definitely the fact that goitre is due to a deficiency of iodin in the food and water taken into the body.
  3. The established theory is that goiter is due to lack of iodine in food drink.
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/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /