noun Pathology.
poisoning caused by sensitivity to or overuse of iodine or its compounds.

1825–35; iod- + -ism Unabridged
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iodism (ˈaɪəˌdɪzəm)
poisoning induced by ingestion of iodine or its compounds

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iodism i·o·dism (ī'ə-dĭz'əm)
Poisoning by iodine, characterized by severe coryza, an acneform eruption, weakness, salivation, and foul breath.

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Chronic ingestion of amounts that exceed dietary requirements causes health problems such as dietary iodism and goiter.
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