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iodous

[ ahy-oh-duhs, ahy-od-uhs ]
/ aɪˈoʊ dəs, aɪˈɒd əs /
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adjective Chemistry.
containing iodine, especially in the trivalent state.
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
/ (aɪˈɒdəs) /

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