tincture of iodine

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Noun1.tincture of iodine - a tincture consisting of a solution of iodine in ethyl alcohol; applied topically to wounds as an antiseptic
antiseptic - a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues
tincture - (pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution
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Add about 10 drops of tincture of iodine to water and stir;
We had told the Granicys they could sell tincture of iodine.
This does not include iodine sold in other forms, such as tincture of iodine, povidone, or iodine crystals in aqueous solution.
2,5] A tincture of iodine is applied to the skin of the affected area and allowed to dry.
One of the secret weapons that Dr Barrett keeps in his holiday kit is tincture of iodine.