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Benedict's test


Benedict's test

noun Ben·e·dict's test \-ˌdik(t)s-\

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)
March 02, 2015
chatoyant Hear it
Having a changeable luster or color
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