triiodomethane

triiodomethane

[trahy-ahy-oh-doh-meth-eyn, -ahy-od-oh-]
noun Chemistry.

Origin:
tri- + iodo- + methane

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triiodomethane (ˌtraɪaɪˌəʊdəʊˈmiːθeɪn)
 
n
another name for iodoform

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triiodomethane

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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