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silver iodide

noun

Definition of SILVER IODIDE

:  a compound AgI that darkens on exposure to light and is used in photography, rainmaking, and medicine

First Known Use of SILVER IODIDE

1878

silver iodide

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SILVER IODIDE

:  a compound AgI that darkens on exposure to light and is used in medicine as a local antiseptic

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