CI3H
Iodoform I*od"o*form, n. [Iodo- + formyl. See {Formyl}, and cf. {Chloroform}.] (Chem.) 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. [1913 Webster]

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  • Iodoform — I*od o*form, n. [Iodo + formyl. See {Formyl}, and cf. {Chloroform}.] (Chem.) 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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