silver iodide

noun

Definition of silver iodide

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

1878

First Known Use of silver iodide

1878


Medical Dictionary

silver iodide

noun

Medical Definition of silver iodide

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


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