What does the word iodine mean?

Usage examples for iodine

  1. Painting it with iodine will drive it away, in the writer's experience. – Boating by W. B. Woodgate Commentator: Harvey Mason
  2. All is well, if a drop of iodine be ready to complete the well- conducted operation; but the poor soldier, whose feet, perforce, are dirty and who only has the one pair of socks, pays a heavy penalty to this little flea, that dying still has power to hurt. – Sketches of the East Africa Campaign by Robert Valentine Dolbey
  3. At the end of two years, that is to say, in September, 1841, Sir Charles Clarke, M. D., was called in consultation; and he prescribed iodine, remarking at the same time that, in his view, such a case as hers was practically incurable, and admitting that he " had tried iodine in an infinite number of such cases, and never knew it avail." – Harriet Martineau by Florence Fenwick Miller

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