Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.iodin - a nonmetallic element belonging to the halogensiodin - 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)
chemical element, element - any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
iodine-131 - heavy radioactive isotope of iodine with a half-life of 8 days; used in a sodium salt to diagnose thyroid disease and to treat goiter
iodine-125 - light radioactive isotope of iodine with a half-life of 60 days; used as a tracer in thyroid studies and as a treatment for hyperthyroidism
halogen - any of five related nonmetallic elements (fluorine or chlorine or bromine or iodine or astatine) that are all monovalent and readily form negative ions
brine, saltwater, seawater - water containing salts; "the water in the ocean is all saltwater"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Ychwanegodd mai llaeth cyflawn yw'r ffynhonnell orau o iodin yn neiet pobl Prydain.
"The Use of Iodin in the Preparation of the Patient for Delivery." JAMA 70.15 (1918): 1115.
The bacterial growth was then inundated with Lugol solution (Iodin + Potassium iodida).
The iodin value (IV) of cooking oil was found in the range from 99.0 to 127.3 (mean value: 108.6), while vanaspati ghee was in the range of 49.11-56.23 (mean value, 51.89).
Na, dydi o ddim yn swnio yn beth hynod gyfforddus i''w fwyta, ond o ychwanegu ceirch ato i''w dwchu, mae''n hynod o flasus ac yn gyfoethog o fitaminau A, C a Dyn ogystal chalsiwm, mangans, iodin, sodiwm a sylffwr...
iodotironin deiyodinaz tip 1, T4' u dis halkasindan bir iodin atomu uzaklastirarak bioaktif T3' e, ic halkasindan bir iodin atomu uzaklastirarak bioinaktif rT3' e, bioaktif T3' u ic halkasinda kalan bir iodin atomunu uzaklastirarak bioinaktif T2' ye, rT3' u de dis halkasinda kalmis olan bir iodin atomunu uzaklastirarak T2' ye donufturur.
The contrast medium was given as a single dose of 10 ml/kg (iodin e load in 3 g/kg) by iv route to the animals in the contrast group.
Kendall called it "thyroxin", which became thyroxine in the 1930s at the same time "iodin" became iodine.