: a solution of polyvinylpyrrolidone and iodine that is applied topically as a broad-spectrum antibacterial agent

Note: Povidone-iodine is marketed under the trademark Betadine.

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“Povidone-iodine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/povidone-iodine. Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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