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iodinate

Line breaks: iod¦in|ate
Pronunciation: /ˈʌɪədɪneɪt
 
, ʌɪˈɒdɪneɪt
 
/

Definition of iodinate in English:

verb

[with object] (usually as adjective iodinated) Chemistry
Introduce iodine into (a compound).
Example sentences
  • In some European countries, mucolytic agents (such as bromhexine or iodinated glycerol) are widely used to treat chronic bronchitis.
  • This study reported no significant difference in exacerbation rates between iodinated glycerol and placebo, but the summary statistics were not available.
  • Even bigger increases in iodine intake came in the 1960s, when iodinated additives, sterilizing agents and food colorings began to be used in industrial bread, milk and cereal production.

Derivatives

iodination

1
Pronunciation: /-ˈneɪʃ(ə)n/
noun
Example sentences
  • In Britain the best recognized region is the Peak District and this is the reason why this goitrous condition is known colloquially as ‘Derbyshire neck’: but iodination of table salt has now made it rare.
  • The recognition of goitre as a national problem led to the development of effective counteractive measures culminated in the National Goitre Control Programme through iodination of common salt.
  • Thyroideal cells are exposed to endogenous H202 that acts as a cofactor for the iodination of thyroxin precursors.

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