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Definition of Iodide

Iodide: The chemical form to which iodine in the diet is reduced before it is absorbed through the intestinal wall into the bloodstream and carried through the blood to the thyroid gland.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013

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