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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.
Etymology: Gk, ioeides, violet
an anion of iodine. Sodium and potassium iodide are the salts most commonly used in medicine.
Negative ion of iodine, I-.
a binary compound of iodine or the I− anion. Iodide inhibits the release of thyroxine from the thyroid gland. See also goiter.