povidone iodine

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po·vi·done i·o·dine

a water soluble complex of iodine with polyvinylpyrrolidone. Applied as an antiseptic in the form of solutions or ointments, it releases iodine. Used in cleansing and disinfecting the skin, preparing the skin preoperatively, and treating infections susceptible to iodine.

po·vi·done i·o·dine

(pōvi-dōn īŏ-dīn)
A water soluble complex of iodine with polyvinylpyrrolidone. Applied as an antiseptic in the form of solutions or ointments, it releases iodine. Used in cleansing and disinfecting the skin, preparing the skin preoperatively, and treating infections susceptible to iodine.

po·vi·done i·o·dine

(pōvi-dōn īŏ-dīn)
Agent used as an antiseptic solution or ointment to clean and disinfect skin, prepare skin preoperatively, and treat infections susceptible to it.