Meaning of sodium iodide

so'dium i'odide

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— Chem. Chem.
  1. a colorless or white, crystalline, deliquescent, water-soluble solid, NaI, used chiefly in the manufacture of photographic emulsions, in organic synthesis, and as a disinfectant in veterinary medicine.
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