iodism

[ ahy-uh-diz-uh m ]
/ ˈaɪ əˌdɪz əm /

noun Pathology.

poisoning caused by sensitivity to or overuse of iodine or its compounds.

Origin of iodism

First recorded in 1825–35; iod- + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for iodism

iodism

/ (ˈaɪəˌdɪzəm) /

noun

poisoning induced by ingestion of iodine or its compounds
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Medicine definitions for iodism

iodism

[ īə-dĭz′əm ]

n.

Poisoning by iodine, characterized by severe coryza, an acneform eruption, weakness, salivation, and foul breath.
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