Kjeldahl

adjective
Kjel·​dahl | \ ˈkel-ˌdäl How to pronounce Kjeldahl (audio) \

Medical Definition of Kjeldahl

: of, relating to, or being a method for determining the amount of nitrogen (as in an organic substance) by digesting a sample with boiling concentrated sulfuric acid and other reagents, adding an excess of alkali, distilling, collecting the ammonia expelled, and determining the ammonia by titration Kjeldahl analysis Kjeldahl apparatus

Other Words from Kjeldahl

kjeldahlization \ ˌkel-​ˌdäl-​ə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce Kjeldahl (audio) \ noun
kjeldahlize \ ˈkel-​ˌdäl-​ˌīz How to pronounce Kjeldahl (audio) \ transitive verb kjeldahlized; kjeldahlizing

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“Kjeldahl.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Kjeldahl. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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