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iodize

[ ahy-uh-dahyz ]
/ 藞a瑟 蓹藢da瑟z /
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verb (used with object), i路o路dized, i路o路diz路ing.
to treat, impregnate, or affect with iodine or an iodide.
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Origin of iodize

First recorded in 1835鈥45; iod- + -ize

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British Dictionary definitions for iodize

iodize

iodise

/ (藞a瑟蓹藢da瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to treat or react with iodine or an iodine compoundAlso: iodate

Derived forms of iodize

iodization or iodisation, nouniodizer or iodiser, noun
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Medical definitions for iodize

iodize
[ 墨蓹-d墨z鈥 ]

v.
To treat or combine with iodine or an iodide.

Other words from iodize

i鈥瞣鈥i鈥ation (-d沫-z膩sh蓹n) n.
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Scientific definitions for iodize

iodize
[ 墨蓹-d墨z鈥 ]

To treat or combine with iodine or an iodide. Salt is iodized to prevent goiter.
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