Definition of iodination in English:

iodination

Pronunciation /ʌɪədɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/ /ʌɪɒdɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

Chemistry

See iodinate

  • ‘In Britain the best recognized region is the Peak District and this is the reason why this goitrous condition is known colloquially as ‘Derbyshire neck’: but iodination of table salt has now made it rare.’
  • ‘The recognition of goitre as a national problem led to the development of effective counteractive measures culminated in the National Goitre Control Programme through iodination of common salt.’
  • ‘Thyroideal cells are exposed to endogenous H202 that acts as a cofactor for the iodination of thyroxin precursors.’
  • ‘Glutathione peroxidase in thyroid tissue also controls thyroglobulin iodination.’
  • ‘Fortunately, in most countries, lack of dietary iodine has been combated by iodination of common salt.’

Pronunciation

iodination

/ʌɪədɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/ /ʌɪɒdɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/