iodism

noun
io·dism | \ ˈī-ə-ˌdiz-əm \

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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