silver iodide

noun
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of silver iodide

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

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First Known Use of silver iodide

1878


Medical Dictionary

silver iodide

noun

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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