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U.S.P. Hydrargyri Iodidum Viride. - Vide p. 696.
Plumbi Iodidum, B. and U.S.P. - Vide p. 705.
The action of the iodides of zinc, silver, mercury, and lead is modified to such an extent by the special action of the metal, that the compounds are better considered under the headings of their respective metals (q.v.) than side by side with the compounds with the alkalis.