iodoform


io·do·form

noun \ī-ˈō-də-ˌfrm, -ˈä-\

Definition of IODOFORM

:  a yellow crystalline volatile compound CHI3 with a penetrating persistent odor that is used as an antiseptic dressing

Origin of IODOFORM

International Scientific Vocabulary iod- + -form (as in chloroform)
First Known Use: 1838

io·do·form

noun \ī-ˈōd-ə-ˌfrm, -ˈäd-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of IODOFORM

: a yellow crystalline volatile compound CHI3 with a penetrating persistent odor that is used as an antiseptic dressing

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