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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Aspiration of the contents and injection of an irritant solution like iodine tincture or 3-5% carbolic acid leads to destruction of the bursal lining followed by granulation, cicatrisation and obliteration of the cavity (Stashak loc.cit.
The skin should be prepared with 70% isopropyl alcohol, followed by 2% iodine tincture, or 0.5% alcoholic chlorhexidine.