potassium iodide


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potassium iodide

n.
A white crystalline compound, KI, used in photography and medicine, as an analytical reagent, and in table salt as a source of dietary iodine.
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Noun1.potassium iodide - a crystalline salt in organic synthesis and in making photographic emulsions and in iodized table salt
iodide - a salt or ester of hydriodic acid
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Safety and efficacy of oral potassium iodide in chromoblastomycosis.
Potassium iodide may be used as a treatment for thyroid storm - a life-threatening complication of hyperthyroidism," Ghuloum said.
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medical consensus soon became that a minute amount of sodium iodide or potassium iodide in the diet was extremely beneficial to an iodine-deprived population.
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The reaction was stopped by placing a portion of the hydrolyzed sample in a solution of potassium iodide, iodine and hydrochloric acid.

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