[ ahy-uh-dahyz ]
/ ˈaɪ əˌdaɪz /
verb (used with object), i·o·dized, i·o·diz·ing.
to treat, impregnate, or affect with iodine or an iodide.
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OTHER WORDS FROM iodize
i·o·di·za·tion, nouni·o·diz·er, nounnon·i·o·dized, adjectiveo·ver·i·o·dize, verb (used with object), o·ver·i·o·dized, o·ver·i·o·diz·ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for iodize
/ (ˈaɪəˌdaɪz) /
(tr) to treat or react with iodine or an iodine compoundAlso: iodate
Derived forms of iodizeiodization or iodisation, nouniodizer or iodiser, noun
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Medical definitions for iodize
[ ī′ə-dīz′ ]
To treat or combine with iodine or an iodide.
Other words from iodizei′o•di•za′tion (-dĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Scientific definitions for iodize
[ ī′ə-dīz′ ]
To treat or combine with iodine or an iodide. Salt is iodized to prevent goiter.
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