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[ahy-uh-dahyz] /ˈaɪ əˌdaɪz/

verb (used with object), iodized, iodizing.
to treat, impregnate, or affect with or an iodide.
(transitive) to treat or react with iodine or an iodine compound Also iodate

1841, from comb. form of iodine + -ize. Related: Iodized; iodizing.

iodize i·o·dize (ī’ə-dīz’)
v. i·o·dized, i·o·diz·ing, i·o·diz·es
To treat or combine with iodine or an iodide.
i’o·di·za’tion (-dĭ-zā’shən) n.
To treat or combine with iodine or an iodide. Salt is iodized to prevent goiter.


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