iodism

noun
io·​dism | \ ˈī-ə-ˌdiz-əm How to pronounce iodism (audio) \

Medical Definition of iodism

: an abnormal local and systemic condition resulting from overdosage with, prolonged use of, or sensitivity to iodine or iodine compounds and marked by ptyalism, coryza, frontal headache, emaciation, and skin eruptions

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“Iodism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/iodism. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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