iodized oil

noun

: a viscous oily liquid that has an odor like garlic, is made by treating a fatty vegetable oil with iodine or hydriodic acid, and is used as a contrast medium in X-ray photography

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“Iodized oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/iodized%20oil. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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