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iodine

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈaɪ.ə.diːn/ /-daɪn/ (symbol I)
a chemical element that is found in small amounts in sea water and used to prevent infection
Translations of “iodine”
in Vietnamese I ốt, nước muối…
in Spanish yodo…
in Thai ธาตุไอโอดีน, สารประกอบไอโอดีนใช้ประกอบเป็นยาฆ่าเชื้อโรค…
in Malaysian iodin…
in French iode, (teinture d’)iode…
in German das Jod…
in Chinese (Traditional) 碘…
in Indonesian iodin…
in Russian йод…
in Turkish iyot, tendürdiyot…
in Chinese (Simplified) 碘…
in Polish jod…
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