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povidone-iodine

[poh-vi-dohn-ahy-uh-dahyn, -din]
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noun Pharmacology.
  1. a complex of iodine and polyvinylpyrrolidone that has broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity: used as an antiseptic.
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