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iodoform

(īō`dəfôrm'), 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 with the formula RCHOHCH3 (where R is hydrogen or an alkyl or aryl group) is treated with sodium hydroxide and iodine.

Iodoform

 

(triiodomethane) CHI3, an antiseptic. A bright yellow powder, it is used for the external treatment of infected wounds, sores, and fistulas; it also comes as an ointment.

iodoform

[ī′ō·də‚fȯrm]
(organic chemistry)
CHI3 A yellow, hexagonal solid; melting point 119°C; soluble in chloroform, ether, and water; has weak bactericidal qualities and is used in ointments for minor skin diseases. Also known as triiodomethane.
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