nonreducing

adjective
non·​re·​duc·​ing | \ˌnän-ri-ˈdü-siŋ \

Definition of nonreducing 

: not reducing something specifically : not readily reducing a mild oxidizing agent (such as Fehling's solution) nonreducing sugars in cocoa beans

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1893, in the meaning defined above

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nonreducing

adjective
non·​re·​duc·​ing | \-ri-ˈd(y)üs-iŋ \

Medical Definition of nonreducing 

: not reducing especially : not readily reducing a mild oxidizing agent (as Fehling solution) sucrose is a nonreducing sugar — compare reducing sugar

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