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povidone

 [po´vĭ-dōn]
a synthetic polymer used as a dispersing and suspending agent. Called also polyvinylpyrrolidone.
povidone-iodine (PVP-I) a complex produced by reacting iodine with the polymer povidone; it slowly releases iodine and is used as a topical antiinfective agent.

po·vi·done

(pō'vi-dōn),
A synthetic polymer consisting mainly of linear 1-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone groups, with mean molecular weights ranging from 10,000-70,000; used as a dispersing and suspending agent; povidone with between 20,000-40,000 molecular weight has been used as a plasma extender. It is not metabolized, but is excreted unchanged by the kidney.

povidone

/po·vi·done/ (po´vĭ-dōn) a synthetic polymer used as a dispersing and suspending agent.
povidone-iodine  a complex produced by reacting iodine with povidone; used as a topical antiinfective.

povidone

(pō′vĭ-dōn′)
n.
A polymer used as a vehicle for a drug, especially iodine.

povidone

[pō′vidōn]
a polymerized form of vinylpyrrolidone, a white hygroscopic powder readily soluble in water, used as a dispersing and suspending agent in drugs. It also has been used as a blood volume extender and, in a complex with iodine, as a topical antiseptic.

po·vi·done

(pō'vi-dōn)
A synthetic polymer used as a dispersing and suspending agent.

po·vi·done

(pō'vi-dōn)
Synthetic polymer used as a dispersing and suspending agent.

povidone,

n a polymerized form of vinylpyrolidone, which is a white hygroscopic powder that is easily soluble in water and used as a dispersing and suspending agent in drugs.
povidone iodine
n brand names: ACU-dyne, Aerodine, Betadine;
drug class: iodophor disinfectant;
action: destroys a wide variety of microorganisms by local irritation and germicidal action;
uses: cleansing wounds, disinfection, preoperative skin preparation;
dental use: to irrigate periodontal pockets before debridement to control bleeding and pain.

povidone

polyvinylpyrrolidone, a synthetic polymer used as a dispersing and suspending agent; abbreviated PVP. It has also been used as a plasma volume expander.
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