What is the definition of "iodine"?

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Iodine is the chemical element of atomic number fifty three. It belongs to halogens and is used in medicine, photography and for making dyes. It occurs naturally only in groupings of small quantities. This mineral is required for normal cell metabolism.
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Iodine is a chemical, an element with the atomic number 53, one of the halogen series. It is used medically in the prevention of goitre and formerly to clean wounds. It is purple
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Iodine solution is used to treat cuts and wounds and it is made from potassium iodide, iodine and water. It is a topical treatment and when applied, it leaves a grayish-black color.
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iodine-125: light radioactive isotope of iodine with a half-life of 60 days
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Iodine is commercially available in tinctures (solutions of iodine in alcohol; the pure crystalline form sublimates quite readily, however, and therefore must be stored in such a
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