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- another term for iodoform
- ‘Alongside of a regular assortment of products, a number of halogen - organic compounds are made to order (triiodomethane, dibromodiphenyl, epibromohydrine, trimethyloctadecylammonium bromide, tetrabromomethane, etc.)’
- ‘It is a further object of this invention to provide for a root canal sealer which uses triiodomethane as an antimicrobial agent.’
- ‘In the second stage, the bond between the C I 3 and the rest of the molecule is broken to produce triiodomethane and the salt of an acid.’
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