Definition of iodism in English:

iodism

noun

Medicine
  • [mass noun] Iodine poisoning, causing thirst, diarrhoea, weakness, and convulsions.

    • ‘When the prolonged administration of iodine or iodides becomes necessary, certain precautions must be observed to prevent the development of iodism.’
    • ‘If signs or symptoms of iodism develop during dextrothyroxine therapy, the drug should be discontinued.’

Pronunciation:

iodism

/ˈʌɪədɪz(ə)m/