Synonyms for iodine

Synonyms for (noun) iodine

Synonyms: tincture of iodine, iodine

Definition: a tincture consisting of a solution of iodine in ethyl alcohol; applied topically to wounds as an antiseptic

Similar words: antiseptic

Definition: a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues


Similar words: tincture

Definition: (pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution


Synonyms: atomic number 53, I, iodin, iodine

Definition: a nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; used especially in medicine and photography and in dyes; occurs naturally only in combination in small quantities (as in sea water or rocks)

Similar words: element, chemical element

Definition: any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter


Similar words: halogen

Definition: any of five related nonmetallic elements (fluorine or chlorine or bromine or iodine or astatine) that are all monovalent and readily form negative ions