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povidone-iodine

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

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