iodize

play
verb io·dize \ˈī-ə-ˌdīz\

Definition of iodize

iodized

;

iodizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to treat with iodine or an iodide iodized salt

First Known Use of iodize

1841


IODIZE Defined for Kids

iodize

play
verb io·dize \ˈī-ə-ˌdīz\

Definition of iodize for Students

iodized

;

iodizing

  1. :  to add iodine to


Medical Dictionary

iodize

transitive verb io·dize
variants: or British

iodise

\ˈī-ə-ˌdīz\play

Medical Definition of iodize

iodized

or British

iodised

;

iodizing

or British

iodising

  1. :  to treat with iodine or an iodide iodized salt



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