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Related to iodized salt: kosher salt
Etymology: Gk, ioeides, violet; AS, sealt
table salt to which potassium or sodium iodide has been added to protect against goiter, particularly in regions where soil and drinking water have low iodine content. The iodides are added to achieve approximately 100 ppm.
io·dized salt(ī'ŏ-dīzd sawlt)
Dietary sodium chloride that has been treated with iodine to prevent goiter. Most commonly available table salt in the United States has been so altered.
A salt containing a trace amount of sodium or potassium iodide in sodium chloride. It is an important source of iodine in the diet. Its use prevents goiter due to iodine deficiency.
See also: salt
contains 200 mg potassium iodate per kg of salt.