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Maumené test

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noun Mau·me·né test \ˌmō-mə-ˈnā-\

Medical Definition of Maumené test

  1. :  a test for determining the degree of unsaturation of a fatty oil by observing the rise in temperature produced when concentrated sulfuric acid is added to the oil

Biographical Note for maumené test

Maumené

\mō-mə-nā\,

Edmé Jules

(1818–1891), French chemist. A professor of chemistry, Maumené wrote several general textbooks on chemistry, a number of full-length works on fermentation, wine, and winemaking, and many essays on hydrates and manganese. In 1850 he developed a test to detect the presence of sugar in various liquids.


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