Iodized salt



noun

common table salt with a small amount of sodium or potassium iodide added to help reduce the chance of iodine deficiency in humans
Examples

In 1990, only about 20% of the world’s households had access to iodized salt and were protected against Iodine Deficiency Disorders.
Word Origin

1933

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