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- n. A material prepared from iodine and cresol, once used as an antiseptic
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A trade-name of an iodoorthocresol, HOC6H4CH2I. It is a reddish, insoluble, pulverulent compound, used in surgery as an antiseptic, deodorizer, and drying-powder.
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