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- adj. Of, pertaining to, or containing iodine
- adj. Of or pertaining to iodous acid or its derivatives
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or containing, iodine. See -ous (chemical suffix).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In chem., related to, containing, or resembling iodine. Iodous oxid and iodous acid are terms which by analogy would be given to compounds containing less oxygen than iodic oxid or acid, but no such substances are known.
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