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io·do·form ī-'ōd-ə-.fȯrm, -'äd- n a yellow crystalline volatile compound CHI3 with a penetrating persistent odor that is used as an antiseptic dressing

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io·do·form (i-oґdo-form) [iodo- + formyl] [USP] chemical name: triiodomethane. A greenish yellow powder or crystals, CHI3, having a strong, penetrating odor, containing about 96 per cent iodine, and soluble in chloroform and ether and somewhat in alcohol and water: used as a topical antiinfective, applied to the skin, and used for packing cavities in oral and otorhinologic surgery.

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  • iodoform — [ī ō′də fôrm΄] n. [ IODO + FORM(YL)] a yellowish, crystalline compound of iodine, CHI3, used as an antiseptic in surgical dressings …   English World dictionary

  • Iodoform — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Iodoform Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Iodoform — Io|do|fọrm [↑ Iod u. ↑ Formyl (2)], das; s; Syn.: Triiodmethan: CHI3; gelbe, charakteristisch u. durchdringend riechende Kristalle, Smp. 123 ºC, die früher zur Wunddesinfektion benutzt wurden. Das ↑ Haloform I. entsteht u. a. bei der Umsetzung… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • iodoform — jodoformas statusas T sritis chemija formulė CHI₃ atitikmenys: angl. iodoform; triodomethane rus. иодоформ; трииодометан ryšiai: sinonimas – trijodmetanas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • iodoform — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary iod + form (as in chloroform) Date: 1838 a yellow crystalline volatile compound CHI3 with a penetrating persistent odor that is used as an antiseptic dressing …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • iodoform — noun A halogenated hydrocarbon, CHI; a yellow crystalline compound, formerly used as a mild antiseptic …   Wiktionary

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