- to treat, impregnate, or affect with iodine or an iodide.
Also especially British, i·o·dise.
Origin of iodize
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- (tr) to treat or react with iodine or an iodine compoundAlso: iodate
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Word Origin and History for uniodized
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- To treat or combine with iodine or an iodide.
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- To treat or combine with iodine or an iodide. Salt is iodized to prevent goiter.
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