strong iodine solution

strong iodine solution
[USP] a transparent, deep brown liquid, with the odor of iodine, containing in purified water 4.5–5.5 g of iodine and 9.5–10.5 g of potassium iodide in 100 mL; used as a source of iodine in preparation for thyroid surgery, administered orally, and in Gram method and other staining methods. Called also Lugol s.

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