Lugol's solution

noun
Lu·​gol's solution | \ lü-ˈgȯlz- How to pronounce Lugol's solution (audio) \

Medical Definition of Lugol's solution

: any of several deep brown solutions of iodine and potassium iodide in water or alcohol that are used in medicine (as for the internal administration of iodine) and as microscopic stains

called also Lugol's iodine, Lugol's iodine solution

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“Lugol's solution.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Lugol%27s%20solution. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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