Definition of iodophor in English:


Syllabification: i·o·do·phor
Pronunciation: /īˈōdəˌfôr


  • Any of a group of disinfectants containing iodine in combination with a surfactant.
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    • The physical action of washing hands under such circumstances is recommended because alcohols, chlorhexidine, iodophors, and other antiseptic agents have poor activity against spores.
    • The surgeons standardized their surgical skin prep to the one-step iodophor / alcohol water insoluble film method without the iodine impregnated incise drape.
    • This reflects changes in food habits, reduction of iodised salt intake, changes in food technology, phasing out of iodophors s disinfectants in milk.

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