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iodinenoun [U]

 us   /ˈɑɪ·əˌdɑɪn, -ˌdin, -dən/
chemistry, biology a ​chemicalelementfound in ​smallamounts in ​seawater, and used in ​medicine, ​photography, and as a ​dye (= ​substance for ​changing something's ​color) to ​discover whether there is ​starch (= ​substancefound in ​plants) in ​cells
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iodinenoun [U]

uk   /ˈaɪ.ə.diːn/ /ˈaɪ.ə.daɪn/  us   /ˈaɪ.ə.diːn/  /ˈaɪ.ə.daɪn/ (symbol I)
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