• Iodine is a chemical element with symbol I and atomic number 53. The name is from Greek ἰοειδής ioeidēs, meaning violet or purple, due to the color of elemental iodine vapor.
  • Iodine and its compounds are primarily used in nutrition, and industrially in the production of acetic acid and certain polymers.
  • Iodine is found on Earth mainly as the highly water-soluble iodide ion I−, which concentrates it in oceans and brine pools.
  • Iodine is required by higher animals for synthesizing thyroid hormones, which contain the element. Because of this function, radioisotopes of iodine are concentrated in the thyroid gland along with nonradioactive iodine.
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    1. Morphemes
      • Suffixes
        • Words by suffix
          • Words suffixed with -ine
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns
          • Singularia tantum
            • Uncountable nouns
          • Verbs
            • Transitive verbs
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          1. en iodined
          2. en iodines
          3. en iodine-131
          4. en iodine bush
          5. en iodine green
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          Meaning of iodine for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "iodine" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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