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sodium iodide

noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless or white, crystalline, deliquescent, water-soluble solid, NaI, used chiefly in the manufacture of photographic emulsions, in organic synthesis, and as a disinfectant in veterinary medicine.
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  • If the potassium salt is not tolerated, it may be replaced by the ammonium or sodium iodide.

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