Definition of Triiodomethane

1. Noun. A yellowish crystalline solid with a penetrating odor; sometimes used as an antiseptic dressing.

Exact synonyms: Iodoform
Generic synonyms: Antiseptic



Definition of Triiodomethane

1. Noun. (organic compound) iodoform ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Triiodomethane

1. A yellow, crystalline, volatile substance, CI3H, having an offensive odour and sweetish taste, and analogous to chloroform. It is used in medicine as a healing and antiseptic dressing for wounds and sores. Compare: chloroform. (27 Oct 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Triiodomethane

trihydrochlorides
trihydroxy
trihydroxyanthraquinone
trihydroxyanthraquinones
trihydroxybenzoate
trihydroxybenzoates
trihydroxycholestanoyl-CoA oxidase
trihydroxycoprostanoyl-CoA oxidase
trihydroxycoprostanoyl coenzyme A synthetase
trihydroxyestrin
trihydroxystilbene
triiniodymus
triiodide
triiodides
triiodo
triiodomethane (current term)
triiodothyronine
triiodothyronine toxicosis
triiodothyronine uptake test
triiodothyronines
triisopropyl
trijet
trijets
trijugate
trijugous
trikalsilite
trikatu
trike
trikes
triketohydrindene hydrate

Literary usage of Triiodomethane

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1. A Manual of Materia Medica and Pharmacology: Comprising All Organic and by David Marvel Reynolds Culbreth (1917)
"H) is the triiodide of methane (triiodomethane), or methyl, CH4, where 3 hydrogen atoms are removed and replaced by 3 iodine atoms, similar to chlorine ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"DAVID EUGENE SMITH, Professor of Mathematics, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York. triiodomethane. See IODOFORM. TRIKALA, tre'ka-la, ..."

3. The Condensed Chemical Dictionary: A Reference Volume for All Requiring by Chemical Catalog Company, Inc (1920)
"... (triiodomethane; Methenyl triiodide; Formyl triiodide). Color and properties: Small, yellow crystals; characteristic, penetrating odor. ..."

4. An Introduction to the Study of the Compounds of Carbon, Or, Organic Chemistry by Ira Remsen, William Ridgely Orndorff (1922)
"It is made from iodoform, triiodomethane, CHI3, by reducing it with hydriodic acid and phosphorus: — CHI3 + HI ..."

5. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1880)
"... CH(CN)S, is said to be produced by heating trichloromethane with potassic cyanide (Fairley), or triiodomethane with mercuric cyanide (Pfankuch) ; in the ..."

6. Therapeutics: Its Principles and Practice by Horatio Charles Wood (1908)
"... and introduced into medicine by Glover in 1837, is a triiodomethane (CHI,!' being therefore chemically related to chloroform and ..."

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