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triiodomethane

[trahy-ahy-oh-doh-meth-eyn, -ahy-od-oh-] /ˌtraɪ aɪˌoʊ doʊˈmɛθ eɪn, -aɪˌɒd oʊ-/
noun, Chemistry
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triiodomethane

/ˌtraɪaɪˌəʊdəʊˈmiːθeɪn/
noun
1.
another name for iodoform
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Encyclopedia Article for triiodomethane

iodoform

a yellow, crystalline solid belonging to the family of organic halogen compounds, used as an antiseptic component of medications for minor skin diseases.

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