Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A substance consisting of iodine and a solubilizing agent that releases free iodine when in solution.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A complex of iodine designed to free it in solution

Etymologies

iodo- + -phor(e).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
iodo- + -phor (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Active ingredients-wise your choices include metallic or inorganic silver compounds, quaternary ammonium chloride compounds, and iodine or an iodophor.

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  • Place the end in a bucket of diluted iodophor solution.

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  • Remove the hose from the bucket, rinsing the end well with iodophor solution.

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  • "Iodophor disinfectant solutions contain iodine formulated for use on fish eggs," the USGS said, adding although some disinfection treatments reduced hatch, iodophor treatment at 90 minutes after fertilization did not alter egg hatch or fry development.

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  • The USGS and the Fish and Wildlife Service tested the effectiveness of iodophor disinfection in walleye and northern pike eggs and found it eliminated active virus from fertilized eggs.

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  • USGS and USFWS researchers tested the effectiveness of using iodophor disinfection in walleye and northern pike eggs and found that it eliminated active virus from fertilized eggs.

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  • The researchers also found that although some of the disinfection treatments reduced hatch, iodophor treatment at 90 minutes after fertilization occurred did not alter egg hatch or fry development.

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  • At Barley’s, Michael Ferguson requires treading through a pan of iodophor solution upon entering the brewery.

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  • A substance consisting of iodine and a solubilizing agent that releases free iodine when in solution. Also spelled iodophore.

    February 9, 2008