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iodinated glycerol

 

Definition: a form of organically bound iodine that liberates iodine systemically. Has been used as a medicinal source of iodine and as an expectorant in place of inorganic iodides such as potassium iodide.

Synonym(s): iodopropylidene glycerol, organidin

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