Definitions for iodideˈaɪ əˌdaɪd, -dɪd
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a salt or ester of hydriodic acid
A binary compound of iodine and another element or radical.
a binary compound of iodine, or one which may be regarded as binary; as, potassium iodide
An iodide ion is the ion I−. Compounds with iodine in formal oxidation state −1 are called iodides. This page is for the iodide ion and its salts, not organoiodine compounds. In everyday life, iodide is most commonly encountered as a component of iodized salt, which many governments mandate. Worldwide, iodine deficiency affects two billion people and is the leading preventable cause of mental retardation.
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