Iodism

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Iodism (Med) A morbid state produced by the use of iodine and its compounds, and characterized by palpitation, depression, and general emaciation, with a pustular eruption upon the skin.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n iodism In pathology, a peculiar derangement of the system produced by the excessive use of iodine or its salts.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Iodism a morbid condition due to iodine
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. ioeidēs, violet-coloured—ion, a violet, eidos, form.

Usage

In literature:

No Iodism, no Salicylism.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
If the dose is sufficiently large signs of iodism appear in the course of a week or 10 days.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
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