Medical Definition of Maumené test
: 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
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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