nonreducing

adjective non·re·duc·ing \ ˌnän-ri-ˈdü-siŋ \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of nonreducing

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

First Known Use of nonreducing

1893


Medical Dictionary

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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