iodoform


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iodoform

(ī-ō′də-fôrm′, ī-ŏd′ə-)
n.
A yellowish crystalline iodine compound, CHI3, used as an antiseptic.

iodoform

(ī-ō′dō-form) [Gr. ioeides, violet colored, + L. forma, form]
CHI3; a yellow crystalline substance with a disagreeable odor, produced by the action of iodine on acetone in the presence of an alkali. Used topically, it has mild antibacterial action.

iodoform

A yellowish iodine compound, containing about 96% iodine, used as an antiseptic.

iodoform

a topical anti-infective containing 97% iodine, used as a skin disinfectant and stimulant for wound healing.
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Whitehead's varnish is made up of a mixture of ether, iodoform, benzoin, storax, and tolu balsam.
During one admission, he was packed with bismuth iodoform petrolatum paste after Merocel packing had failed.
Following irrigation, the entire lesion was packed with 1/2-inch gauze impregnated with bismuth subnitrate, iodoform, and petrolatum paste.
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The wound was thoroughly irrigated with normal saline and packed with iodoform gauze.
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The nasal cavity was packed with bismuth iodoform paraffin paste; the packing was removed 2 weeks later with the patient under general anesthesia.
This was controlled by placing a cottonoid soaked in bismuth iodoform paraffin paste, which was removed after 8 to 12 hours.
The large cavity that remained was packed with ribbon gauze that had been soaked with bismuth iodoform paraffin paste.