[n] - sweet smelling yellow solid haloform CHI3 2. [n] - a yellowish crystalline solid with a penetrating odor
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I·od'o·form noun [ Iodo- + formyl. See Formyl , and confer Chloroform .] (Chemistry) A yellow, crystalline, volatile substance, CI 3 H, having an offensive odor and sweetish taste, and analogous to chlorof...
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<chemistry> A yellow, crystalline, volatile substance, CI3H, having an offensive odour and sweetish taste, and analogous to chloroform. It is used in medicine as a healing and antiseptic dressing for wounds and sores. ... Compare: chloroform. ... (27 Oct 1998) ...
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triiodomethane noun a yellowish crystalline solid with a penetrating odor; sometimes used as an antiseptic dressing
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• (n.) A yellow, crystalline, volatile substance, CI3H, having an offensive odor and sweetish taste, and analogous to chloroform. It is used in medicine as a healing and antiseptic dressing for wounds and sores.
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a yellow, crystalline solid belonging to the family of organic halogen compounds, used as an antiseptic component of medications for minor skin ...
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iodoform A compound containing approximately 96% iodine. It is a yellow, crystalline powder and it is used topically as an anti-infective agent.
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Iodoform is a substance analogous to chloroform in composition, but in which iodine replaces chlorine. It crystallizes in small yellow plates, melts at 246 degrees, and is prepared by the action of alcohol or acetone on iodine and potash, or electrolytically. It is nearly insoluble in water, but dis...
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==Synthesis and reactions== Iodoform was first prepared by Georges Serrulas in 1822; and at much the same time independently by John Thomas Cooper. It is synthesized in the haloform reaction by the reaction of iodine and sodium hydroxide with any one of these four kinds of organic compounds: (i) a ...
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- sweet smelling yellow solid haloform CHI3
- a yellowish crystalline solid with a penetrating odor; sometimes used as an antiseptic dressing
iodoform (īō'dufôrm") , CHI3, yellow crystalline solid that has a penetrating odor. It melts at 119°C and is insoluble in water but soluble in ether or ethanol. Iodoform was formerly used as an antiseptic. It is produced when a methyl ketone, acetaldehyde, or an alcohol...
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Antiseptic that crystallizes into yellow hexagonal plates. It is soluble in ether, alcohol, and chloroform, but not in water
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1) Haloform 2) Tri-iodomethane
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