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Benedict's test

noun Ben·e·dict's test \-ˌdik(t)s-\

Medical Definition of BENEDICT'S TEST

:  a test for the presence of a reducing sugar (as in urine) by heating the solution to be tested with Benedict's solution which yields a red, yellow, or orange precipitate upon warming with a reducing sugar (as glucose or maltose)

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