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iodism

[ahy-uh-diz-uh m] /ˈaɪ əˌdɪz əm/
noun, Pathology.
1.
poisoning caused by sensitivity to or overuse of iodine or its compounds.
Origin of iodism
1825-1835
First recorded in 1825-35; iod- + -ism
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iodism

/ˈaɪəˌdɪzəm/
noun
1.
poisoning induced by ingestion of iodine or its compounds
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iodism in Medicine

iodism i·o·dism (ī'ə-dĭz'əm)
n.
Poisoning by iodine, characterized by severe coryza, an acneform eruption, weakness, salivation, and foul breath.

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