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Definition of iodine:

  1. A nonmetallic element, of the halogen group, occurring always in combination, as in the iodides. When isolated it is in the form of dark gray metallic scales, resembling plumbago, soft but brittle, and emitting a chlorinelike odor. Symbol I. Atomic weight 126. 5. If heated, iodine volatilizes in beautiful violet vapors.

Synonyms:

iodin, atomic number 53, calamine lotion, baby oil, astringent, one, aloe vera, ace, i, tincture of iodine, cold cream, antiseptic, antiperspirant, single, cream, balm, cleanser, unity.

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