TITLE

iodism

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1137
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "iodism" is presented, which refers to a condition induced by prolonged and excessive use of iodine or its compound.
ACCESSION #
21232843

 

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