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iodide

 [i´o-dīd]
a binary compound of iodine, such as potassium iodide; it inhibits the release of thyroxine from the thyroid gland.

i·o·dide

(ī'ō-dīd),
1. The negative ion of iodine, I-.
2. Any salt of hydroiodic acid.
3. Any compound containing an iodine atom linked to a carbon.

iodide

/io·dide/ (i´o-dīd) a binary compound of iodine.

iodide

[ī′ədīd]
Etymology: Gk, ioeides, violet
an anion of iodine. Sodium and potassium iodide are the salts most commonly used in medicine.

i·o·dide

(ī'ō-dīd)
Negative ion of iodine, I-.

iodide

a binary compound of iodine or the I anion. Iodide inhibits the release of thyroxine from the thyroid gland. See also goiter.