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iodous

[ahy-oh-duh s, ahy-od-uh s]
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adjective Chemistry.
  1. containing iodine, especially in the trivalent state.
  2. pertaining to or resembling iodine.
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Origin of iodous

First recorded in 1820–30; iod- + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for iodous

iodous

adjective
  1. of or containing iodine, esp in the trivalent state
  2. concerned with or resembling iodine
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