periodide

[ puh-rahy-uh-dahyd, -did ]
/ pəˈraɪ əˌdaɪd, -dɪd /
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noun Chemistry.

an iodide with the maximum proportion of iodine.

Nearby words

  1. periodic table of the elements,
  2. periodic tenancy,
  3. periodical,
  4. periodical cicada,
  5. periodicity,
  6. periodization,
  7. periodontal,
  8. periodontal disease,
  9. periodontal ligament,
  10. periodontal membrane

Origin of periodide

1810–20; period(ic acid) + -ide

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