iodin

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)
Syn: ↑iodine, ↑I, ↑atomic number 53
Derivationally related forms: ↑iodinate (for: ↑iodine), ↑iodize (for: ↑iodine), ↑iodise (for: ↑iodine)
Hypernyms: ↑chemical element, ↑element, ↑halogen
Hyponyms: ↑iodine-131, ↑iodine-125
Substance Holonyms: ↑seawater, ↑saltwater, ↑brine

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noun
see iodine

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