iodoform

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i·o·do·form

 (ī-ō′də-fôrm′, ī-ŏd′ə-)
n.
A yellowish crystalline iodine compound, CHI3, used as an antiseptic.

iodoform

(aɪˈɒdəˌfɔːm)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a yellow crystalline insoluble volatile solid with a penetrating sweet odour made by heating alcohol with iodine and an alkali: used as an antiseptic. Formula: CHI3. Systematic name: triiodomethane

i•o•do•form

(aɪˈoʊ dəˌfɔrm, aɪˈɒd ə-)

n.
a yellowish, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, CHI3, having a penetrating odor: used chiefly as an antiseptic.
[1830–40; iod(ine) + -o- + form(yl)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.iodoform - sweet smelling yellow solid haloform CHI3
haloform - compounds with the formula CHX3, where X is a halogen atom
2.iodoform - a yellowish crystalline solid with a penetrating odoriodoform - a yellowish crystalline solid with a penetrating odor; sometimes used as an antiseptic dressing
antiseptic - a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues
Translations

iodoform

[aɪˈɒdəfɔːm] Nyodoformo m