potassium iodide

potassium iodide
a salt, KI, formally derived from potassium hydroxide and hydriodic acid, used as an analytical reagent, in organic synthesis, and in the preparation of photosensitive emulsions and as a radioprotector to protect the thyroid

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  • potassium iodide — n a crystalline salt KI that is very soluble in water and is used in medicine chiefly as an expectorant * * * [USP] a compound used as an expectorant, as a source of iodine in thyrotoxic crisis and in the preparation of thyrotoxic patients for… …   Medical dictionary

  • potassium iodide — n. a transparent, crystalline salt, KI, available also as a white, granular powder, used as a feed additive and in medicine, photography, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Potassium iodide — Chembox new Name = Potassium iodide ImageFile = Potassium iodide.jpg ImageFile1 = Potassium iodide 3D ionic.png IUPACName = Potassium iodide OtherNames = Kalium iodide, knollide, potide Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 7681 11 0 RTECS =… …   Wikipedia

  • potassium iodide — noun a crystalline salt in organic synthesis and in making photographic emulsions and in iodized table salt • Hypernyms: ↑iodide * * * noun : a crystalline salt KI that is very soluble in water and is used chiefly in making photographic emulsions …   Useful english dictionary

  • potassium iodide — kalio jodidas statusas T sritis chemija formulė KI atitikmenys: angl. potassium iodide rus. калий иодистый; калия иодид …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • potassium iodide — Chem., Pharm. a white, crystalline, water soluble powder, KI, having a bitter saline taste: used chiefly in the manufacture of photographic emulsions, as a laboratory reagent, in the preparation of Gram s solution for biological staining, and in… …   Universalium

  • potassium iodide — n. (Chemistry) white crystal like water soluble compound (used in medicine, photography, additive in table salt and as an analytical reagent) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Potassium tetraiodomercurate(II) — IUPAC name potassium tetraiodomercurate(II) Other names …   Wikipedia

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  • Potassium — (pronEng|pəˈtæsiəm) is a chemical element. It has the symbol K ( la. kalium, from ar. qalīy), atomic number 19, and atomic mass 39.0983. The name potassium comes from the word potash , as potassium was first isolated from potash. Potassium is a… …   Wikipedia

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