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Overview of noun iodine

The noun iodine has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (17) iodine, iodin, I, atomic number 53

(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))

2. tincture of iodine, iodine

(a tincture consisting of a solution of iodine in ethyl alcohol; applied topically to wounds as an antiseptic)

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