Medical Definition of Iodine tincture

1. A hydroalcoholic solution containing 2% elemental iodine and 2.4% potassium iodide to facilitate dissolution and 47% alcohol; used as an antiseptic/germicide on the skin surface for cuts and scratches. Has been used as a skin disinfectant before surgery but is now largely replaced by organic forms of iodine. (05 Mar 2000)



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