Meaning of iodism in English:


Pronunciation /ˈʌɪədɪz(ə)m/


mass nounMedicine
  • Iodine poisoning, causing thirst, diarrhoea, weakness, and convulsions.

    ‘When the prolonged administration of iodine or iodides becomes necessary, certain precautions must be observed to prevent the development of iodism.’
    • ‘If signs or symptoms of iodism develop during dextrothyroxine therapy, the drug should be discontinued.’