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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A colorless or white crystalline powder, HIO3, used as an astringent and disinfectant.

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  • noun inorganic chemistry The oxyacid of iodine HIO3

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  • noun a soluble crystalline acid; used as a reagent and disinfectant

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French iodique, from iode, iodine; see iodine.]

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