tincture of iodine
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tincture of iodine[′tiŋk·chər əv ′ī·ə‚dīn]
A medicinal preparation used as an anti-infective containing 20 grams iodine and 24 grams sodium iodide in 1000 milliliters of alcohol. Also known as iodine solution; iodine tincture.
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