Marsh test

noun
\ ˈmärsh- How to pronounce Marsh test (audio) \

Medical Definition of Marsh test

: a sensitive test for arsenic in which a solution to be tested is treated with hydrogen so that if arsenic is present gaseous arsine is formed and then decomposed to a black deposit of arsenic (as when the gas is passed through a heated glass tube)

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“Marsh test.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Marsh%20test. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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