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1. iodine

noun. ['ˈaɪəˌdaɪn'] 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

  • brine
  • halogen
  • I
  • iodine-125
  • atomic number 53
  • element
  • seawater
  • chemical element
  • saltwater
  • iodine-131

Antonyms

  • unhealthful
  • germy
  • dirty
  • septic

Etymology

  • iode (French)
  • ἰώδης (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Iodine

  • actodine
  • aerodyne
  • azidothymidine
  • azidothymidine
  • brisendine
  • celandine
  • ceradyne
  • compudyne
  • conradine
  • considine
  • dideoxycytidine
  • digidyne
  • envirodyne
  • gardyne
  • geodyne
  • healthdyne
  • heterodyne
  • interdyne
  • jardine
  • microdyne

How do you pronounce iodine?

Pronounce iodine as ˈaɪəˌdaɪn.

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Example sentences of the word iodine


1. Noun, singular or mass
The scanner will then show where the iodine 123 is and where it has concentrated.

2. Adjective
Paint the paper with the iodine solution using a brush or cotton ball.

2. iodine-125

noun. light radioactive isotope of iodine with a half-life of 60 days; used as a tracer in thyroid studies and as a treatment for hyperthyroidism.

Synonyms

  • iodin
  • I
  • atomic number 53
  • radioisotope

3. iodine-131

noun. heavy radioactive isotope of iodine with a half-life of 8 days; used in a sodium salt to diagnose thyroid disease and to treat goiter.

Synonyms

  • iodin
  • I
  • atomic number 53
  • radioisotope

4. iodine

noun. ['ˈaɪəˌdaɪn'] a tincture consisting of a solution of iodine in ethyl alcohol; applied topically to wounds as an antiseptic.

Synonyms

  • tincture of iodine
  • antiseptic

Antonyms

  • curve
  • colorlessness
  • empty

Etymology

  • iode (French)
  • ἰώδης (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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