Zimmermann reaction

noun Zim·mer·mann reaction \ˈzimə(r)mən-\
variants: or

Zimmermann test

\ˈzimə(r)mən-\

Definition of Zimmermann reaction

  1. :  the formation of a colored mixture on mixing of a ketone, alkali, and meta -dinitrobenzene

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Origin and Etymology of zimmermann reaction

after Wilhelm Zimmermann, born 1910 German physiological chemist


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