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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The compound of zinc oxide eugenol, calcium hydroxide and iodoform removing the disadvantages of these materials was produced to benefit from its advantages.
15) The single aspect of Bloch's care of Klara's cancer that has received the most attention his--application of iodoform gauzes to her mastectomy scars--was not even made public until long after Bloch died.
The child was sleeping, its mouth open, breathing iodoform, pommes frites, fear.
Indeed, tincture of iodine, iodoform, or one of the iodides, was applied to almost every case that resisted the ordinary routine of practice; and between 1820 and 1840 there appeared a remarkable series of essays and monographs testifying to the extraordinary benefits to be achieved by this new and potent remedy.
It was synthesized by first preparing a large batch of iodoform which was then reduced to methylene iodide.
Out-patients would come in from the Hospital next door, often surrounded by an aura of iodoform.
Some readers may find the extensive chart of the prices and weight of iodoform gauze bought in five-meter strips in Austria in 1907 more instructive than others.
The young Hitler nursed her day and night, while she was attended by a Jewish doctor named Bloch, who undertook an expensive, toxic treatment with iodoform, a liquid spray that burned through the skin like mustard gas.
Fliess botched the operation: he left a half-meter of toxic iodoform gauze in her nose.
1) Chemicals (Qualizems Brand) : 2,4 Dinitroaniline, Acetanilide, Carban disulphide, Chlorol, iodoform,
The objective of this study was to compare the effectiveness of 3MIX and Vitapex (calcium hydroxide and iodoform paste) for root canal treatment of pulpally involved primary molars.