Benedict's test

noun
Ben·e·dict's test | \ -ˌdik(t)s- \

Medical 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)

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