Definition of iophendylate in US English:

iophendylate

(also iofendylate)

noun

Pharmacology
  • An iodine-containing viscous liquid ester formerly used extensively as a radiological contrast medium, mainly for myelography; 10-(p-iodophenyl)undecanoate, I—C₆H₄—CH(CH₃)—(CH₂)₈COOC₂H₅.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in WHO Chronicle. From io- (in iodo-) + phen- + -dyl + -ate, in the alternative chemical name ethyl iodophenylundecylate.

Pronunciation

iophendylate

/ʌɪəˈfɛndɪleɪt/