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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I advised Njeru how to clean the wound using iodine solution and hydrogen peroxide.
The cavity was irrigated thoroughly with 5% Povidone iodine solution. The through and through sutures were applied on either side of incision.
When Sophie landed in Turkey, where she lives, medics told her she had suffered an allergic reaction and gave her an iodine solution to bathe her hands, as well as a cortisone cream.
Medics there said it was an allergic reaction and gave the distressed patient an iodine solution to bathe her hands in every 10 minutes for two days as well as a cortisone cream.
Urine was added dropwise from a burette into a stirred mixture of iodine solution (200 [micro]L) containing [I.sub.2] (0.1 M) and KI (0.4 M) solution and starch solution (5g/L, 5mL) in a conical flask.
After incubation, plates were flooded with Iodine solution to detect the clear zones around the colonies which is indicative of positive pectinase activity.
The attached gingiva was measured with a standard scale, a divider / a William's periodontal probe, a magnifying glass and iodine solution.
(12) According to Gibbons et al (1973) topical application of povidone iodine solution has also demonstrated suppression of oral Streptococcus mutans population.
0.02% chlorhexidine solution was prepared by diluting 0.2% chlorhexidine (Hexidine Abott Healthcare Pvt Ltd.) and 0.5% of povidone iodine solution was prepared by diluting 1% povidone iodine (Bectodine Ranbaxy India) in a nearby pharmaceutical laboratory.
The toe was firstly cleaned with povidone- iodine solution. Anesthesia was obtained with a standard digital block employing 2% xylocaine without epinephrine.
Yet, the alcohol and iodine solution had drawbacks, such as skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritation; toxicity; and allergic reactions.
A two per cent iodine solution is applied to the area, allowed to dry, then brushed with corn starch.