Benedict's solution

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Definition of Benedict's solution

: a blue solution containing a carbonate, citrate, and sulfate which yields a red, yellow, or orange precipitate upon warming with a sugar (such as glucose) that is a reducing agent

First Known Use of Benedict's solution

1921, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Benedict's solution

Stanley Rossiter Benedict †1936 American chemist

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Benedict's solution

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Medical Definition of Benedict's solution

: a blue solution that contains sodium carbonate, sodium citrate, and copper sulfate CuSO4 and is used to test for reducing sugars in Benedict's test

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to make a temporary encampment

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