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A yellowish crystalline iodine compound, CHI3, used as an antiseptic.
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(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
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i•o•do•form(aɪˈoʊ dəˌfɔrm, aɪˈɒd ə-)
a yellowish, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, CHI3, having a penetrating odor: used chiefly as an antiseptic.
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|Noun||1.||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 odor; sometimes used as an antiseptic dressing|
antiseptic - a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues
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iodoform[aɪˈɒdəfɔːm] N → yodoformo m
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