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Iodophors MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Iodophors
Tree Number(s)
D01.475.557
Unique ID
D007466
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007466
Scope Note
Complexes of iodine and non-ionic SURFACE-ACTIVE AGENTS acting as carrier and solubilizing agent for the iodine in water. Iodophors usually enhance bactericidal activity of iodine, reduce vapor pressure and odor, minimize staining, and allow wide dilution with water. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Tamed Iodine
Pharm Action
Surface-Active Agents
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Iodine (1971-1974)
See Also
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under IODINE 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under IODINE 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2006/07/05
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