iodophor

noun io·do·phor \ ī-ˈō-də-ˌfȯr , -ˈä- \

Definition of iodophor

: a complex of iodine and a surface-active agent that releases iodine gradually and serves as a disinfectant

Origin and Etymology of iodophor

iodo- + -phor, variant of -phore


Medical Dictionary

iodophor

noun io·do·phor \ ī-ˈōd-ə-ˌfȯ(ə)r , ī-ˈäd- \

medical Definition of iodophor

: a complex of iodine and a surface-active agent that releases iodine gradually and serves as a disinfectant

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