Lugol's iodine

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Etymology[edit]

Named after the French physician J. G. A. Lugol.

Noun[edit]

Lugol's iodine (uncountable)

  1. A solution of elemental iodine and potassium iodide in water, used as an antiseptic and disinfectant, and as a reagent for starch detection.

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